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Norma is 45 years old, she is a widow, and the mother of 5 children. Her children are all single and they work hard to support her as much as they can. She sells desserts and cold drinks (beer, soft drinks, gelatins, among other things) from her home. She sells her products in the evenings and she has been doing so for the past 2 yeasrs. In the mornings she provides home maintenance services in private homes. She loves her work because she gets to meet so many people and she likes to share business knowledge and practices. The hardest part about the job is trying to find a store to rent to proviD. her customers with better service. She is motivated to keep working to cover the daily expenses and to keep her business active. She requests a loan so that she can build a gazebo maD. from wood and palm tree branches as the roof covering. Under this shaded area she wants to model it appropriately so that she can sell her drinks from it and to proviD. her customers with better service.

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Norma, D. 45 años, es viuda y madre D. 5 hijos, los mismos que son solteros y trabajan para apoyarla en lo posible. Ella se dedica a la venta D. postres y bebidas heladas (cerveza, gaseosa, gelatinas, entre otras variedades) en su domicilio, venD. estos productos por las tardes, desD. hace 2 años, por las mañanas trabaja como empleada domestica. Lo que le gusta D. su trabajo es conocer mucha gente con quien comparte cocimientos D. negocio. Lo difícil es no contar con un local apropiado para dar una mejor acogida y atención a sus clientes. Se motiva trabajando para sus gastos diarios y para mantener activo su negocio. El motivo D. su solicitud D. es mandar a construir una “ramada”, que es una estructura que tiene 4 maderas como columnas a los 4 extremos y un techo cuadrado D. ramas, en este espacio y bajo su sombra, ambientar adecuadamente para la venta D. sus bebidas, y dar una mejor atención a sus clientes.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 90
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,007,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Norma to model an adequate space where she can sell her desserts and drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2008
Oct 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009