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Carolina
Carolina is a 66-year old mother with a family, who lives together with her husband in the small central village Lives, in the district of Unión Agua Blanca, a district located in the mountainous region of the San Miguel province, in the region Cajamarca. It is located four and a half hours from the city of Chiclayo, capital of the Lambayeque region.


Like the majority of residents of this place, Carolina and her husband do agricultural activities and livestock farming to survive. Thanks to this income, they have been able to get ahead and raise their children who now have their own families. Currently in the region they harvest diverse products such as corn, potatoes, wheat, and quinoa, among others.


Additionally, they also raise cows from which they extract the milk to then sell and make their daily income, since agriculture is an activity that doesn't offer them stable income. Carolina wishes to improve the production of her milk-producing livestock and for this she is thinking about acquiring feed. As she doesn't have sufficient resources to do so, she sees it necessary for the first time to request from Edpyme Alternativa a loan of 2,000 new soles.


Carolina is a hard-working woman and has always watched over the progress of her family. She is very dear to the people who know her, and they consider her a responsible women with confidence.

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Carolina es una madre de familia de 66 años de edad que vive junto a su esposo en el centro poblado menor Lives del distrito de Unión Agua Blanca, un distrito ubicado en la serranía de la provincia de San Miguel, en la región Cajamarca, ubicada a cuatro horas y media de la ciudad de Chiclayo, capital de la región Lambayeque.

Como la mayoría de habitantes del lugar, Carolina se dedica junto a su esposo a actividades agrícolas y de ganadería para sobrevivir. Gracias a estos ingresos han podido salir adelante y críar a sus hijos que ahora ya tienen sus propias familias. Actualmente en la zona se siembran diversos productos como maíz, papa, trigo, quinua, entre otros.

Adicionalmente también crían vacas de las cuales extraen la leche para luego venderla y así hacerse de ingresos diarios, ya que la agricultura es una actividad que no les brinda ingresos estables. Carolina desea mejorar la producción de su ganado lechero, por eso piensa adquirir alimento balanceado, como no cuenta con los recursos suficientes para realizar esta acción se ha visto en la necesidad de solicitar por primera vez a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 2000 nuevos soles.

Carolina es una mujer trabajadora y que siempre ha velado por el progreso de su familia. Ella es muy estimada por las personas que la conocen, las que la consideran una mujer responsable y de confianza.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 54
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,923,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Carolina to purchase feed for improving the production of her milk-producing livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 19, 2010
Listed
Mar 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 16, 2010