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Silvia is 58 years old and she is a very humble woman. She has 4 children but she lives with only 2 of them in the home that she bought 20 years ago. Thanks to her hard-working character, she was able to open an ice cream business in the jungle. She got into an ice cream franchise, and with the help of her daughters, she distributes her products around the city.

She already has 9 employees that sell the ice cream across the country and she says that she feels very fortunate because every day she sells more and more. Very soon she will need to buy more carts. She needs funds so that she can fulfill the orders she has received. Her workshop is in her home so that she doesn't need to pay rent.

This is her first loan from Kiva and she is thankful for the support that she is receiving so that she can continue to get ahead. She promises to comply with the repayment schedule and pay punctually. Silvia will invest 2000 soles in the purchase of carts so that she can sell ice cream.
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Silvia, de 58 años es una mujer sencilla. Tiene 4 hijos pero solo vive con 2 de ellos en la casa que compró hace 20 años. Gracias a su buena disposición para el trabajo logró abrir una empresa de helados en la selva, lograr adquirir la franquicia de estos helados y en compañía de sus hijas distribuye de estos productos a su ciudad. Ya tiene 9 vendedores por todo el país y comenta ser muy afortunada pues cada día vende más y muy pronto podrá comprar más carritos, por lo que desea capital de trabajo para abastecer los pedidos que tiene. Su fábrica se ubica en su casa por lo que no paga alquiler . Este es su primer crédito con KIVA, y se siente agradecida con el apoyo que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Silvia, invertirá los S/.2000 soles en la compra carritos que sirven para vender los helados.


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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 40
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  • $64,459,350
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD