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Norma is 53 years of age. She is married and has two children. She lives with her family in the La Coruña settlement , a rural zone that belongs to the district of TambogranD., which is an agricultural district dedicated chiefly to the cultivation of fruit which belongs to the province of Piura and is located in the region of the same name, over three hours from the city of Chiclayo, capital of the Lambayeque region.

She has been dedicated to agriculture since she was very young, Like most of the farmers of the zone, she is dedicated to sowing fruit-bearing trees. She sows lemon in a small plot of land. When she harvests it, she offers them for sale to the various food processing plants of the zone, which manufacture their products in order to export them to foreign countries. This is an important source of income for their family. Additionally she raises and sells animals such as hogs, ducks and turkeys.

Norma wants to maintain her lemon orchard to be assured of good production. Because of this she has requested a loan of 1200 new soles from Edpyme Alternative for the first time that she plans to invest in the purchase of fertilizers, so that she can achieve her objective.

Norm is a hard-working woman who always gives the best of herself to move her family ahead. Her greatest dream is is to continue working to offer her children the opportunity of having some type of higher education.
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Norma tiene 53 años D. edad, es casada y tiene dos hijos, vive junto a su familia en el caserío La Coruña, una zona rural que pertenece al distrito D. TambogranD., un distrito agrícola dedicado principalmente al cultivo D. frutas, pertenece a la provincia D. Piura y se encuentra ubicado en la región del mismo nombre, a mas D. tres horas D. la ciudad D. Chiclayo, capital D. la región Lambayeque.

Se dedica a labores asociadas a la agricultura desD. que era muy joven, como la mayor parte D. agricultores D. la zona se dedica a la siembra D. arboles frutales, ella siembra limón en una pequeña parcela D. terreno y cuando lo cosecha los ofrece en venta a las diversas plantas procesadoras D. la zona, las cuales manufacturan sus productos para luego exportarlos al extrajero. Esta es una fuente importante D. ingresos para su familia. Adicionalmente cría y venD. animales menores como cerdos, patos y pavos.

Norma desea realizar actividades D. mantenimiento D. su cultivo D. limón para asegurarse una buena producción, por ello ha creído pertinente solicitar por primera vez a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito D. 1200 nuevos soles que piensa invertir en la compra D. fertilizantes, D. modo que pueda lograr su objetivo.

Norma es una mujer trabajadora y que siempre da lo mejor D. si para sacar adelante a su familia. Su mayor anhelo es seguir trabajando para brindarle a sus hijos la oportunidad D. tener algun tipo D. estudo superior.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 151
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Norma to buy fertilizers to improve her lemon crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 1, 2010
Jul 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2011