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Sonia is a woman who wants to get ahead in life, and at 45 years old is the mother of two children: 24 year old Katherine and Anthony, who is 14. She takes care of them with a lot of love and dedication, and she lives in her own house, independently, and wants to give her children a good education. She rents rooms to people who want a safe and secure place to stay, and she is the owner of a very happy home. She likes this business because she really enjoys chatting with her tenants. She has been doing this for six years, and the toughest part of her work is dealing with tenants who don't want to pay the rent. She knows that she has to motivate herself and make a strong effort to keep moving forward, because she wants to give her children a good life and an adequate education. Additionally, in the near future, she would like to have a little grocery store where she could sell a variety of products to her neighbors and in this way increase her income.

This will be Sonia's third loan with MPF, and she is very punctual with her payments, because she always saves in order to make them on time. She is a very active member of her communal bank and she is always concerned with the wellbeing of the rest of the group. Sonia will invest the 1500 soles in fixing up rooms to rent in order to increase the rental rate of her rooms.

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Sonia es una mujer que desea progresar en la vida, a sus 45 años es madre de 2 hijos Katherine de 24 años y Anthony de 14, a quienes cuida con mucho amor y dedicación, vive en su casa propia de manera independiente y quiere darle unos buenos estudios a sus hijos. Se dedica a alquilar habitaciones a las personas que desean tener un lugar seguro donde quedarse, es una dueña de casa muy alegre, le gusta su negocio porque se divierte mucho conversando con sus inquilinos. Lleva 6 años en esta actividad y lo más difícil de su trabajo, es tener que tratar con algunos inquilinos que no quieren pagar el alquiler de la habitación, aun así sabe que tiene que ponerle todas sus ganas y esfuerzo para salir adelante, puesto que quiere brindarles a sus hijos una buena vida y unos adecuados estudios. Adicionalmente, en un futuro cercano, desea poner una tienda de abarrotes donde pueda vender diversos productos a sus vecinos y así mejorar sus ingresos económicos. Es el tercer préstamo de Sonia con MFP y es muy puntual en sus cuotas, ya que siempre ahorra para poder pagarlas, en su banco comunal es muy activa y siempre está pendiente del bienestar de las demás socias. Sonia invertirá los mil quinientos soles que requiere en arreglar las habitaciones que alquila, para así poder subir el alquiler de sus habitaciones.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD