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Maria De La Cruz
Maria is 36 years old and has two minor children. She is a single mother and lives with her parents, who support her, in an urban neighborhood in the district of Ciudad Eten, just a few minutes from the district of Chiclayo.

Maria makes reed straw hats for a living and is an expert in what she does. She knows the craft to perfection because she learned it from her mother. Maria has been making hats for 17 years and has many fixed customers in the area who are admirers of her work.

She is requesting a loan of 1,500 PEN through Edpyme Alternativa, which she will use as working capital to make hats. She will buy materials to make more hats than she usually produces so she can generate higher earnings and improve her children's and parents' quality of life.

Maria is new to Edpyme Alternativa but is already involved in communal banking. She does not have competition in her business location and feels like she is the leader in her area.

Maria is a hard-working woman who wants to provide the best she can for her children while teaching them the importance of striving to become better each day through effort and dedication.
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María tiene 36 años de edad. Ella vive con sus dos menores hijos, ella es madre soltera, Maria vive en casa de sus padres quienes la apoyan, ellos residen en una parte urbana del distrito de Ciudad Eten a pocos minutos al distrito de Chiclayo.

María se dedica la elaboración de sombreros de junco, ella es una experta haciéndolos, conoce a la perfección este rubro pues lo aprendió de su madre, María hace sombreros hace más de 17 años, contando a la fecha con clientela fija en la zona, quienes admiran su buen trabajo

María esta solicitando un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de S/. 1,500,00 nuevos soles que utilizará como capital para su trabajo de la elaboración de sombreros, con la finalidad de compra de material, con el que producirá en cantidades mayores a las que usualmente produce y así generarle mayor rentabilidad, y poder ofrecerles una mejor calidad de vida para sus hijos y sus padres.

María es una clienta nueva para Edpyme Alternativa, sin embargo ya se encuentra bancarizada. No cuenta con competencia en su localidad y se considera como líder en su zona.
Maria es una mujer luchadora que quiere sacar adelante a sus hijos e inculcarles su espíritu de luchar por ser cada día mejores y progresar en base a esfuerzo y dedicación.


About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,895,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Maria De La Cruz to buy materials to make reed straw hats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 4, 2011
Listed
May 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2012