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Nerith is 54 years old, and lives in her own home with her husband, Jeremías, aged 55, and her beloved daughter, who is 19. They have seven children, but the others are already grown-up and independent.

Nerith works selling real and artificial roses and other flowers in the local general cemetery. She works alone, as over time, she learned how to manage her time to cope on her own. She began her flower business over 9 years ago. She really likes her work, because she enjoys talking with other sellers while she offers her flowers to the many people who come to visit the graves and mausoleums of their families. Things are going very well, although she doesn't yet feel fulfilled.

Before beginning this business she had financial problems. She would like to set up a shop dedicated to selling only flowers, because she feels like this is the right time to start growing and finding her own premises.

On this occasion, she is requesting a loan of s/.2500, and needs your help to achieve her goals. She will use the loan to buy real and artificial flowers to stock her business and increase her profits.
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Nerith, de 54 años, vive en su casa propia junto a su esposo Jeremías de 55 años y su querida hija de 19 años de edad. Tuvo en total 7 hijos pero ya son mayores e independientes. El trabajo de Nerith consiste en la venta de flores y rosas naturales y artificiales en el cementerio general de su localidad. Trabaja sola ya que con el transcurrir del tiempo aprendió a darse tiempo para todo. Se inicio en el negocio de las flores hace más de 09 años. Le gusta mucho su trabajo pues disfruta de conversar con otras vendedoras al mismo tiempo que ofrece sus flores a las diversas personas que entran a visitar las tumbas y mausoleos de sus familiares, le está yendo muy bien, aunque todavía no se siente realizada. Antes de iniciarse con ésta actividad tenía problemas económicos. Desea poner una tienda dedicada solo a la venta de flores, ya que siente que es momento de empezar a crecer y tener un local propio. En esta oportunidad solicitara s/.2500, por tanto cuenta con su colaboración para continuar con sus objetivos. Con el monto solicitado comprará flores naturales y artificiales para surtir su negocio e incrementar sus ventas.


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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 81
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  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Nerith to buy wholesale real and artificial flowers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 5, 2016