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Mariela
24-year-old Mariela lives with her husband and son in their own home, which lacks basic services and is located in the La Matanza district in the administrative division of Piura. The population of this area work with agriculture and livestock.

Mariela manufactures and sells chicha de jora, a tasty beverage made ​​from corn which is widely consumed in the north of Peru. She has been doing this for about a year, and it is a custom that has passed from generation to generation. Lately, her sales of chicha in have increased in her area which has helped boost profits and improve the quality of life for her family.

Taking the opportunity to expand her business, Mariela has requested a loan through Edpyme Alternativa in the amount of 2000 soles. This will be used to buy more corn flour for the preparation of chicha and carry out repairs in her home, with the purpose of earning more from her product sales and being more secure at home. With her earnings, Mariela can repay her loan and provide more amenities and opportunities for her family.
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Mariela de 24 años de edad, vive con su esposo e hijo en su casa propia, no cuenta con servicios básicos, ubicada en el distrito de la Matanza que pertenece al departamento de Piura. Toda esta zona sus pobladores se dedican a la agricultura y ganadería.

Mariela se dedica a la elaboración y venta de chicha de jora (es una bebida rica elaborada a base de maíz y muy consumida en el norte del Perú), esta actividad los realiza desde hace un año aproximadamente, ya que es una costumbre que ha pasado de generación en generación. Últimamente se ha incrementado las ventas de la chicha de jora en la zona donde vive, lo que le ha favorecido para poder incrementar sus ingresos y mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

Teniendo la oportunidad de crecer Mariela a solicitado un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 2000 nuevos soles para comprar más harina de maíz para la elaboración de chicha de jora y realizar arreglos en su vivienda, con la finalidad de obtener mayores ganancias con la venta de su producto y de tener mayor seguridad en su vivienda. Con sus ganancias podrá pagar su crédito y brindarle más comodidades y oportunidades a su familia.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 87
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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 Mariela to purchase corn flour for the continued production of her chicha, and to carry out some repairs in her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 7, 2011
Listed
Sep 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012