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Maria Cristina
María Cristina is 66 years old. She has her own home located in the district of Catacaos in a community called Narihuala. This community is one of the rural areas of the district and is in the department of Piura in northern Peru.

María Cristina makes and sells chicha (a traditional Peruvian drink made from corn and jora). She does this activity in her home and she has done it for more than 20 years. She has an established clientele in the area where she lives and she also sells in nearby communities. She also raises and sells small animals. They grow in pens located in the back of her house. When they reach the ideal weight and size she sells them in the local market.

María Cristina is asking for a loan of 500 nuevos soles from Edpyme Alternativa so that she can invest in feed for her animals. In this way, she can feed them better and sell them at a better price in the community market. She will also buy ingredients she needs to make chica.

María Cristina is a hardworking and dedicated woman. Her greatest wish is for her business to keep growing to be able to improve her family's quality of life.
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María Cristina tiene 66 años de edad. Ella cuenta con casa propia, la cual está ubicada en el distrito de Catacaos en un caserío llamado Narihuala dicho caserío es una de las zonas rurales del distrito y esta ubicado en el departamento de Piura al norte del Perú.

María Cristina se dedica ala preparación y venta de chicha (bebida oriunda del Perú, elaborada en base a maíz y jora), dicha actividad la realiza en su domicilio y se dedica a ello desde hace más de 20 años. Cuenta con clientela ya establecida en la zona donde vive y también la comercializa en caseríos cercanos. Asi como también se dedica a la cría y comercialización de animales menores, los cuales crecen en corrales ubicados en la parte posterior de su domicilio y al alcanzar su peso y tamaño ideal los comercializa en el mercado local

María Cristina esta solicitando un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 500 nuevos soles para que pueda invertir en alimento para sus animales, de esta manera ella pueda alimentarlos mejor y venderlos aun mejor precio en el mercado de su localidad y para la compra de insumos que necesita para la preparación de chica.

María Cristina es una persona bastante empeñosa y trabajadora, su mayor anhelo es que su negocio siga creciendo para poder mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Maria Cristina to buy ingredients to make chicha as well as balanced feed for her animals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 18, 2011
Listed
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011