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Carmen Relinda
Carmen is 51 years old. She has 4 children, 2 of whom still depend on her. Several years ago, she started her business selling food and candy in the Matucana area. Realizing that she needed to increase her income, she moved to the city; there, she was able to secure a stand and started a new business, selling lingerie and jewelry. One of her daughters works with her.
Carmen tells us that her business is generating good sales. Thanks to her business, she has been able to help her partner with household expenses. Her greatest wish is to continue to grow her business. She intends to use this loan to purchase lingerie and jewelry. She is grateful to Kiva investors for the help they have given her, as it has allowed her to progress.
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La Sra Carmen de 51 años, tiene 04 hijos, 02 de ellos aún dependientes. Empezó su negocio de comida y golosinas en la zona de Matucana, hace muchos años. Viendo la necesidad de obtener mayores ingresos se traslado a la ciudad donde logro conseguir un stand y empezó un nuevo negocio de la venta de bisutería y lencería, la cual trabaja con una de sus hijas. Carmen nos comenta que obtiene buenas ventas en su negocio. Gracias a ello ha podido apoyar a su pareja con los gastos del hogar. Seguir implementando su negocio es su mayor deseo. Su último crédito lo destinará para la compra de lencería y bisutería. Esta agradecida con los inversionistas Kiva por la ayuda brindada ya que hace posible su progreso.

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EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Carmen Relinda to purchase lingerie and jewelry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013