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María Magdalena
María Magdalena, age 36, lives with her husband and child in one of the neighborhoods that make up the rural part of the agricultural district of Olmos. It is a small community comprised of humble and very hard-working people. Their main business activities are agriculture and livestock.

She sells beer and soft drinks at her home. She also sells food and sweets at the school in the village where she lives. She has several years of experience doing this. Her husband is a worker on an Olmos irrigation project. All of the inhabitants of the zone are waiting for the project because it will improve the zone’s agricultural condition. They use the income that they both receive to support their family.

María wishes to get more beer, soft drinks, and candy to expand her business. She also wishes to get construction materials to finish building her house. In order to achieve these goals in the short term, she believes it is suitable to request a loan for 2,200 soles from Edpyme Alternativa.

María’s long term goals to be able to have a place where she is able to sell the products she offers. In order to do this she works tirelessly every day, and she puts forth special effort on the week-ends. That is when her business has the most customers.
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María Magdalena es una madre de familai de 36 años de edad que vive junto a su esposo y a un hijo en uno de los caseríos que conforman la parte rural del distrito agrícola de Olmos. La comunidad es pequeña y esta formada por personas humildes y bastante trabajadoras, sus actividades principales son la agricultura y la ganadería.

Se dedica a la venta de cerveza y gaseosas en su domicilio, ademas vende comida y golosinas en la escuela del centro poblado donde reside. Cuenta con varios años de experiencia en el rubro. Su esposo trabaja como obrero en el proyecto de irrigación de Olmos, un proyecto esperado por todos los pobladores de la zona ya que hará que mejoren las condiciones agrícolas de la zona. Los ingresos que ambos perciben los utilizan en el sostenimiento de su familia.

María desea adquirir más cerveza, gaseosas, golosinas para ampliar su negocio, asimismo desea adquirir materiales de construcción para terminar de construir su vivienda. Para lograr estas metas a corto plazo ha creído conveniente solicitar a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 2200 nuevos soles.

María tiene como meta a largo plazo poder contar con un local en donde pueda ofrecer los productos que ofrece, para ello trabaja incansablemente a diario y pone especial esfuerzo los fines de semana, que es cuando su negocio cuenta con mayor acogida.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,238,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped María Magdalena to buy more beer, soft drinks, and candy to expand her business. She also wishes to get construction materials to finish building her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 16, 2012
Listed
Jul 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 22, 2013