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Catalina
Catalina is a 45 year old wife and mother. She lives with her children in her own home which only has electricity. It is located in the district of Olmos, which belongs to the department of Lambayeque. This zone is characterized by its farming and cattle activity.

For 4 years, Catalina has worked preparing and selling chifles (fried plantains) and fried sweet potatoes. She bags them and then sells them at a bus stop for the buses that go from Olmos to Chiclayo. Her clientele has grown and with the income she makes she will be able to cover her family's basic needs.

She has asked Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 2000 nuevos soles to buy ingredients (green plantains and sweet potatoes) to continue preparing these delicious foods and be able to sell them. With the earnings, she will be able to pay off her loan and improve her quality of life. Catalina is a hardworking and cheerful woman who happily does everything she can to get her family ahead.
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Catalina es una madre de familia de 45 años de edad, vive con sus hijos en su casa propia, cuenta con servicio sólo de luz, ubicada en el distrito de Olmos que pertenece al departamento de Lambayeque. Esta zona se caracteriza por la actividad agrícola y ganadera.

Desde hace 4 años Catalina se dedica a la preparación y venta de chifles (plátano frito) y camotes fritos, los cuales embolsa y luego vende en el paradero donde están los carros que van de Olmos a Chiclayo, su clientela a aumentado y con los ingresos que obtenga podrá cubrir sus necesidades familiares.

Ha solicitado un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 2000 nuevos soles para compra de insumos (plátano verde y camote) para seguir preparando estos ricos alimentos y poder venderlos, con las ganacias podrá pagar su crédito y mejorar su calidad de vida. Catalina es una mujer trabajadora y alegre que con gusto hace todo lo que está en sus manos para sacar a su familia adelante.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 69
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Catalina to buy ingredients (plantains and sweet potatoes) to keep preparing these foods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 10, 2011
Listed
Sep 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012