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Maritza
Maritza is a 35 year-old woman. She has three children in her care: one is 18, one is 12 and the youngest is 8. The family lives in Chiclayo - Lambayeque province.

Maritza's husband is away from home owing to his work in the civil engineering trade which he carries out in Cusco department. However, he sends home a small sum of money each week to cover their expenses.

Maritza owns a motorcycle taxi. Motorcycle taxis are a very common means of public transport in Peru, particularly in small communities. They consist of a motorbike with a cabin in back for transporting passengers. This motorcycle taxi is used by Maritza's eldest son who works to help his mother with his younger siblings' education expenses.

Maritza is requesting a loan for 1,500 Peruvian soles from Edpyme Alternativa which she will use to have some maintenance work done on her son's vehicle and also to have some improvements carried out at home, specifically fixing her floor.
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Maritza es una mujer de 35 años de edad. Tiene tres hijos a su cargo uno de 18, otro de 12 y el último de 8 años de edad. Esta familia vive en la provincia de Chiclayo- Lambayeque.

El esposo de Maritza se encuentra lejos de casa, debido a su trabajo en el rubro de construcción civil que desempeña en el departamento de Cuzco. Sin embargo, éste le manda semanalmente una pequeña suma de dinero para sus gastos.

Maritza cuenta con una mototaxi, la mototaxi es un servicio de transporte público muy común en el Perú, sobretodo en las pequeñas comunidades, consta de una moto con una cabina en la parte trasera donde se pueden transportar pasajeros. Esta mototaxi es utilizada por el hijo mayor de Maritza, que trabaja para ayudar a su madre con los gastos de la educación de sus pequeños hermanos.

Maritza solicita a Edpyme Alternativa un préstamo de 1500 nuevos soles que los destinará al mantenimiento de la unidad vehicular de su hijo y para mejoras en su hogar, específicamente el arreglo de su piso.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,501,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Maritza to have maintenance work done on her vehicle and to lay flooring in her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 7, 2011
Listed
May 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 4, 2012