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Edwin
Edwin is 42 years old, is married, and has two children. He inherited his house from his parents 30 years ago. Two years ago he started a business buying and selling fruit. He transports the fruit himself, delivering large quantities from the distributors to factories that make juices and sodas in the capital city.

He reports that he makes the most income from papayas, since this is the fruit that is consumed the most. His business is profitable, since he does not have a lot of competition. Citrus fruits are now coming into season, so he wants to be in a position to meet his customers' needs.

He belongs to the supportive group“Estrellitas”, and this is his fourth loan with MFP. In all this time his business has benefited from these loans. He has learned to invest and make profits thanks to his group. He promises to be punctual in repaying his loan.

Edwin will use the loan proceeds to buy thousands of kilograms of seasonal citrus fruits to distribute in the capital.
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Edwin tiene 42 años, está casado y tiene dos hijos. La casa donde viven ahora la heredó de sus padres hace 30 años.
Hace 2 años comenzó en el negocio de la compra y venta de fruta, él mismo trasporta las grandes cargas de fruta de los distribuidores a juguerias y fuentes de soda en la ciudad capital. Confiesa que con en la papaya obtiene más ganancias, ya que es la fruta que más se consume. Su negocio le es rentable, pues no tiene mucha competencia y ahora comenzará la temporada de cítricos por lo que quiere estar en condiciones para satisfacer la demanda.

Él pertenece al grupo solidario “Estrellitas” y este es su cuarto crédito con MFP. En todo este tiempo obtuvo beneficios en su negocio con estos préstamos, pues aprendió a invertir y obtener ganancias gracias a su grupo, por lo que promete ser puntual con el pago de sus cuotas.
Edwin invertirá este dinero en la compra de millares de kilos de frutas de temporada (cítricos) para repartir en la capital.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,993,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Edwin to buy thousands of kilograms of seasonal citrus fruits to distribute in the capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2012
Listed
Aug 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013