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Luz Aurora
Luz is a 24 year old mother, who lives with her husband and their young son in El Lentejal, an agricultural region of the Pitipo district, in the province of Ferreñafe, known for having a large part of its population living in rural areas. It is located 45 minutes from the city of Chiclayo.


For five years she has been raising and selling small animals in her home. She raises hens, ducks, pigs, and a special breed of Peruvian guinea pigs, known for being quite large and with delicious meat. Usually she sells them to the businessmen who visit the region to buy and re-sell them in the wholesale market in the city of Chiclayo.


Luz tries to give her best in order to get ahead in her business, since her husband works as a farm worker and the income that he receives is not sufficient to clear their income. She hopes to improve the quality of animals that she raises so therefore she hopes to buy food such as grains and grass. In order to achieve her objetive, she needs to request a loan of 800 soles for the first time from Edpyme Alternativa


Luz is a happy and hard-working woman. Her greatest wish is to continue growing as a businesswoman in order to give her family a better quality of life. In the region where she lives, she is very well-respected. In the picture she shows us one of her Peruvian guinea pigs.

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Luz es una madre de familia de 24 años de edad que vive junto a su esposo y a su menor hijo en el sector El Lentejal, una zona agrícola del distrito de Pítipo, provincia de Ferreñafe, caracterizado por tener bastante población situada en zonas rurales, se encuentra ubicado a 45 minutos de la ciudad de Chiclayo.

Se dedica desde hace cinco años a la crianza y venta de animales menores en su domicilio, ella cría gallinas, patos, chanchos y una raza especial de cuyes denominada Tipo Perú, caracterizada por tener ejemplares bastante grandes y de carne muy exquisita. Usualmente los vende a los negociantes que visitan la zona para adquirirlos y revenderlos en el mercado mayorista de la ciudad de Chiclayo.

Luz trata de dar lo mejor de si para sacar adelante a su negocio ya que su esposo trabaja como peón agricola y los ingresos que percibe no son suficientes para solventar sus ingresos. Ella desea mejorar la calidad de crianza de los animales con los que cuenta, por lo que desea adquirir alimento como granos y pastos. Para lograr su objetivo se ha visto en la necesidad de solicitar por primera vez a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 800 nuevos soles.

Luz es una mujer alegre y trabajadora, su mayor anhelo es seguir creciendo como empresaria para otorgarle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida. En la zona donde vive ella es muy estimada. En la imagen nos muestra uno de los ejemplares de los cuyes Tipo Perú.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,833,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Luz Aurora to buy grain and grass for maintaining her business raising and selling small animals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 24, 2010
Listed
Apr 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 15, 2010