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Blanca Graciela
Blanca is 30 years old and single. She owns her own home which has piped water and electricity, and is located in Mórrope district, some 40 minutes from Lambayeque department. The residents of this area work in farming, livestock raising and handicrafts.

Blanca has been raising and selling animals (sheep and poultry) for six years. Her farmyard is located outside her home. She feeds her animals balanced feed, grains and natural pasture. Once they have reached an ideal size and weight, she sells them in her district market or to traders from outside her area. Her sales provide her with income which she uses to cover all her daily expenses.

Blanca has requested a loan for 2,500 Peruvian soles from Edpyme Alternativa to carry out some repairs inside her home, especially to her living room which needs flooring and other finishing touches. With the sale of her animals, she will be able to repay her loan and improve her quality of life. Blanca has achieved what she has thanks to her effort, hard work and responsibility.
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Blanca de 30 años de edad, es soltera, tiene casa propia que cuenta con servicio agua y luz, ubicado en el distrito de Mórrope, a unos 40 minutos del departamento de Lambayeque. Los pobladores de esta zona se dedican a la actividad agrícola, ganadera y artesana.

Blanca se dedica a la crianza, y venta de animales (ovejas y aves de corral), desde hace 6 años, su corral lo tiene en la parte externa de su domicilio. A sus animales los alimenta con comida balanceada, granos y pastos naturales, una vez que llegan a su tamaño y peso ideal los vende en el mercado de su distrito o a comerciantes foráneos (personas de otros lugares). Sus ventas incrementaran sus ingresos para cubrir todos sus gastos diarios.

Ha solicitado Blanca un crédito a Edpyme Alternativa de 2500 nuevos soles para realizar unos arreglos en el interior de su casa, especialmente su sala que le falta piso y otros acabados. Con la venta de sus animales va poder pagar el crédito otorgado y mejorar su calidad de vida, los logros adquiridos por Blanca es gracias a su esfuerzo, trabajo y lo responsable que es como persona.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 107
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,072,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Blanca Graciela to improve the interior of her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2011
Jun 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012