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Maria Socorro
Maria is 31, in a common-law relationship, and has six children in her care. She lives in her own house with her partner and her children. The house is located in Tambogrande district in northern Peru.

The borrower lives in the rural part of the district and has electricity service. The "'Capital Semilla" (Seed Capital) program that Edpyme is carrying out with Kiva is focused on promoting access to credit for clients who normally have greater difficulty in obtaining it. Maria is one of the beneficiaries of this program.

The activity that the borrower carries out is livestock-raising: sheep, pigs and poultry, which she sells in the local market when they reach ideal size and weight. She also has one hectare of farmland where she harvests lemons weekly.

She has more than five years experience in livestock-raising and farming. Her partner has steady job on a farm in the settlement. Taking into account the needs of her business, María has applied for a loan of 1,000 soles for fertilizing her lemon plantation.
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Maria tiene 31 años de edad, conviviente y con 06 hijos a su cargo. Vive en casa propia con su conviviente y sus hijos. La casa está ubicada en el Distrito de Tambogrande al norte del Peru. Cliente vive en la parte rural del distrito y cuenta con servicio de luz. El programa de 'Capital Semilla' que Edpyme desarrolla con Kiva se enfoca en promover el accesso a credito a clientes que normalmente tienen mayor dificultad en obtenerlos. Maria es una de las benefeciarias de este programa.

La actividad que desarrolla la titular es la ganadería (ovino, porcino y aves de corral), los cuales al alcanzar peso y tamaño ideal los comercializa en el mercado local. También cuenta con 1.0 ha de terreno agrícola en donde cosecha limón semanalmente. Tiene una experiencia de más de 5 años en la ganadería y agricultura. Su conviviente es trabajador estable en un fundo agrícola del caserío. Teniendo en cuenta las necesidades del negocio Maria a solicitado un prestamo de 1000 soles para la fertilización del cultivo de limón.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,209,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Socorro to carry out the much-needed fertilizing of her lemon plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 2, 2012
Listed
Jul 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 19, 2013