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Carmen Elizabeth
Carmen, 27, is a mother living with her husband and two minor children in her parents’ house which has all utilities (water, electricity and sewage) located in Tambogrande a mere hour from Piura Province and three hours from the city of Chiclayo. Tambogrande is characterized by being a zone with much agricultural and livestock raising activity.

Carmen has sold snacks and beverages like soft drinks, water and Frugos (brand of fruit juice) for the last two years at the launching site for taxis going to the city of Piura. Because it’s a very heavily visited place, sales have increased allowing Carmen to earn higher household income.

She has asked Edpyme Alternativa for a 1600 new sol loan to buy larger amounts of merchandise (beverages and snacks) to stock her small business and thus provide her family with a better standard of living with the income she gets from her sales.

Carmen is known in the area for being a hard working woman who very much wants her children to have better opportunities to improve their lives and for her to have a larger business later on.
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Carmen de 27 años de edad; es una madre de familia que vive con su esposo y su 2 menores hijos, en casa de sus padres, cuenta con todos los servicios (agua, luz y desagüe) ubicada en el distrito de Tambogrande a tan solo 1 hora de distancia de la provincia de Piura y a unas 3 horas de la ciudad de Chcilayo. Tambogrande se caracteriza por ser una zona de mucha actividad agricola y ganadera.

Carmen se dedica a la venta de golosinas y bebidas (gaseosa, agua y frugos)desde hace 2 años, en el paradero de carros que van a la ciudad de Piura. Por ser un sitio muy concurrido por las pobladores, las ventas han aumentado, permitiéndole a Carmen tener mayores ingresos para llevar a su hogar.

A solicitado un préstamo Carmen a Edpyme Alternativa de 1600 nuevos soles para comprar mayor cantidad de mercadería (bebidas y golosinas) para implementar su pequeño negocio y así pueda brindarle a su familia un mejor nivel de vida,con los ingresos que obtenga con sus ventas.

Carmen es conocida en la zona por ser una mujer trabajadora, que con mucho empeño desea que sus hijos tengan mayores oportunidades de mejorar en la vida y contar más adelante con un negocio más grande.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,994,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Carmen Elizabeth to buy more beverages and snacks for her small business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 9, 2011
Listed
May 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 16, 2011