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Maria Pilar
Mary is 57 years old, married, with two adult children who live on their own. Mary, along with her husband, works growing and selling cactus. She follows in her parent’s footsteps, as they did this business for more than 25 years. This business starts with the land and with the knowledge tht they have about growing cactus. They also have a small place where they sell all types of food. Thanks to her hardwork, Mary’s children have become professionals and she has been able to build a house. Mary feels that she has all of the energy needed to continue working hard. With the money that she is requesting, Mary would like to buy a car so that she can proviD. a transportation service, thereby earning more income for her household. Mary is very grateful for the “Prosperity Program”.
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María tiene 57 años D. edad es casada y tiene 2 hijos independientes, María junto a su conyugue se dedican a la siembra y venta D. tuna llevando el ejemplo D. sus padres que también se dedicaba a dicha actividad la cual lleva más D. 25 años en ese rubro, este actividad comenzó ya que contaban con un terreno y con los conocimientos que tenían iniciaron su negocio, también nos manifiesta que cuenta con un pequeño local donD. venD. todo tipo D. comidas, gracias a su trabajo María ha logrado que sus hijos sean profesionales y D. construir su vivienda, María asegura sentirse con todas las fuerzas suficientes para seguir trabajando positivamente. Con el dinero solicitado María va a aportar para la compra D. un carro donD. brinD. servicio D. transporte, generando así un ingreso mas para su hogar. María está muy agradecida con el Programa-Prosperidad.

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EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 111
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,998,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Maria Pilar to buy a car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012