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Maria Anita
Maria is 24 years old, single, and lives in home of her own, located in the Lambayeque district in a small community of approximately 50 families. Lambayeque is a tourist city full of history and traditions that make it one of the two most visited destinations in the northern part of the country.

Maria makes and sells chicha, a traditional drink in northern Peru. She’s been doing this for three years and she has gained much experience and many customers. Her business is in her home and she learned this from her parents, so she knows the field perfectly.

Maria wants to buy roofing materials that will allow her to make improvements to her house. She knows her business very well but also has a large space to make sales.
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María tiene 24 años de edad, es soltera y vive en casa propia ubicada en el distrito de Lambayeque, en una comunidad pequeña con un aproximado de 50 familias. Lambayeque es una ciudad turística llena de historia y tradiciones que la hacen uno de los destinos más visitados en el norte del país.

La actividad que desarrolla María, es la elaboración y venta de chicha de jora, bebida tradicional del norte del Perú. Esta actividad la realiza desde hace 3 años, tiempo en el cual ha adquirido mucha experiencia y clientes. El negocio está situado en su domicilio, aprendió esta actividad de sus padres, es decir conoce a la perfección el rubro.

María desea comprar una plancha de eternit y tejerales, para el techo de su casa, lo que le permitirá mejorar su calidad de vida. Este negocio cuenta con competencia pero también cuenta con un amplio mercado para su comercialización

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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 $1,200 helped Maria Anita to buy roofing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 29, 2012
Listed
Jan 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014