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Maria Josefina
Josefina is a 41 year-old woman. She is a single mother and lives with her two children in Lambayeque district. She lives in a small community of entrepreneurial and hard-working people.

Josefina has been selling fresh fish for five years. She makes her sales in an itinerant manner (using a motorcycle taxi) or from a small stall located in her own home. Josefina has an established customer base who feel happy with her products and the service she provides.

Josefina has a great desire to do well and she would like to invest in a second business. For this reason, she is requesting a loan for 2,000 Peruvian soles from Edpyme Alternativa to buy a used motorcycle taxi which would allow her to start out in a new business, providing a public transport service. She would also use it for transporting her merchandise.

Josefina is a hard-working woman who is already known to our institution. She has a good payment record. This loan would allow her to continue gradually improving her children's quality of life.
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Josefina es una mujer de 41 años de edad. Es madre soltera y vive con sus 2 hijos en el distrito de Lambayeque. En una comunidad pequeña de gente emprendedora y trabajadora.

Josefina se dedica, desde hace 5 años, a la venta de pescado fresco. Esta actividad la realiza de manera ambulatoria (a través de una mototaxi) o en un pequeño puesto ubicado en su propio domicilio. Josefina cuenta con clientela establecida, que se siente contentan con el producto y servicio que ella brinda.

Josefina tiene muchos deseos de superación y desea invertir en un segundo negocio. Es por ello que solicita a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 2000 nuevos soles para comprar una mototaxi de segunda, que le permitirá iniciarse en este nuevo servicio de transporte público y también utilizarla para transportar su mercadería.

Josefina es una mujer trabajadora conocida por nuestra entidad y goza de un buen récord de pagos. Este crédito le permitirá seguir mejorando la calidad de vida de sus hijos poco a poco.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Josefina to buy a motorcycle taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 15, 2011
Listed
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012