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Edith
Edith, 37 years old, is a brave mother. She has been living in a rented house for 16 years. There she brought up her children: Stefany, Nasha, and Juliana. They are her reason for living.

Her main financial income is focused on selling cheese and milk at wholesale. She has been in this business for many years as there is so much demand. During the first days of the month she buys various cheese in molds from the farmers and milk by the liter.

After buying a sufficient amount, she travels 1-1/2 hours to the nearest city. Later she takes the food to her customers who have already placed orders. 
“I’m doing very well in my work, as the milk and cheese are produced in my village, and they are high quality with a distinctive taste and this is why I have many customers,” she says. And so Edith travels every 15 days to conduct her business.

Now she wants to travel to the cities of Oroya and Lima in order to expand her business. She belongs to the communal bank Acraquia and this is her 7th loan through MFP. During this time she obtained many benefits, for which she is grateful to the association, where people are trustworthy and united, and she promises for this reason to be punctual making her payments.

Edith, will invest the money in the purchase of merchandise of cheese and milk in quantity for sale.

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Edith, de 37 años es una valiente madre de familia. Vive en la casa que alquiló hace 16 años, ahí forjó a sus hijos: Stefany, Nasha y Juliana, que son su razón de vivir. Su principal ingreso económico se centra en la venta de queso y leche al por mayor, ya tiene muchos años dedicándose a este negocio por lo que tiene mucha demanda. Durante los primeros días del mes compra varios moldes de queso entre los ganaderos, asimismo leche por litros. Después de adquirir lo suficiente, viaja a la ciudad más cercana por una hora y media. Después lleva los alimentos a sus clientes quienes ya anteriormente realizan los pedidos. “Me va muy bien en mi trabajo, pues la leche y queso que se producen en mi pueblo, son de calidad y sabor diferente, por esa razón tengo muchos clientes”, comenta, es así que Edith viaja cada 15 días para realizar su negocio. Ahora ella desea viajar a las ciudades de la Oroya y Lima, para expandir su negocio. Ella pertenece al grupo solidario “acraquia” y este es el crédito número 7 con MFP, durante este tiempo pudo obtener muchos benéficos, por ello agradece el apoyo de su asociación, donde las personas son responsables y solidarias, por esa razón promete ser puntual en sus pagos.
Edith, invertirá el dinero en la compra de mercadería entre quesos y leche por cantidad para su comercialización.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,350 helped Edith to buy quality cheese and milk with a distinctive flavor from the farmers in her village to sell in cities further away.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 27, 2012
Listed
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013