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Bertha Cecilia
Bertha is 31 years old. She is married and has two young children. She lives with her family in the Micaela Bastidas sector, an urban zone on the edge of the city of Chiclayo, an area known in the north part of the country for its abundant commerce and transport industries. It is the capital of the Lambayeque region.

For the past year Bertha has earned a living working as a lottery ticket salesperson in a stand located in the Moshoqueque market (the city's wholesale market). She offers these tickets in a stand sponsored by the distributing company, and with her earnings from work she helps her husband cover the family's expenses.

Bertha is quite a determined woman and is always looking for a way to help her family get ahead. Currently she wants to make some improvements to her home and buy some products that will allow her family to have a more stable and comfortable life. To carry out this plan, she has seen fit to apply for the first time to Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 500 new soles.

She is quite an enterprising and persistent woman. The people who know her consider her to be responsible and trustworthy.
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Bertha tiene 31 años de edad, es casada y tiene dos hijos menores de edad. Reside junto a su familia en el sector Micaela Bastidas, una zona urbano marginal de la ciudad de Chiclayo, zona conocida en el norte del país por su abundante movimiento comercial y de transporte, es la capital de la región Lambayeque.

Bertha se gana la vida desde hace un año trabajando como vendedora de boletos de lotería en un puesto situado en el mercado Moshoqueque (el mercado mayorista de la ciudad), ella ofrece estos boletos en un puesto patrocinado por la empresa distribuidora y con lo que gana en su trabajo ayuda a su esposo con el sostenimiento de la economía de su familia.

Bertha es una mujer bastante luchadora y que siempre busca la manera de sacar adelante a su familia. Actualmente desea realizar algunas mejoras en su vivienda y comprar algunos productos que permitan a su familia llevar una vida mas estable y cómoda. Para realizar esta acción ha creído conveniente solicitar por primera vez a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 500 nuevos soles.

Ella es una mujer bastante emprendedora y persistente. Las personas que le conocen le consideran alguien responsable y confiable.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Bertha Cecilia improvements in home infrastructure and purchase of items for the home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2010
Oct 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011