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Dorotea
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Dorotea and Pedro are a married couple who have worked together for years making bricks. Their extensive experience has made them very talented in their craft, and they are proud of the product that they are able to produce. Through their trade they have been able to provide for their home and for the education of their 5 children, all of whom help with the work in their free time. This family would like to expand their market, and they are convinced that by contracting a master bricklayer and by purchasing necessary materials, they will be able to improve the quality of the production of their bricks. In order to do this, they are requesting this loan. Your help will be an important support to their factory.

Translated from Spanish by James Comstock, Kiva volunteer.



Dorotea y Pedro son esposos, juntos llevan años en la fabricación de ladrillos, la experiencia los ha convertido en personas muy hábiles en este oficio, ellos se sienten satisfechos y orgullosos por los resultados que vienen obteniendo, ya que cubren satisfactoriamente las necesidades de su hogar y la educación de sus 5 hijos, quienes en sus momentos libres los apoyan en el trabajo. El deseo de esta familia es expandir su mercado, están seguros que contratando a un maestro al albañil y adquiriendo materia prima necesaria, mejorarán la cantidad de producción de sus ladrillos, para ese fin va su solicitud de préstamo. Su ayuda será un aporte significativo en su fábrica.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Dorotea to hire a master bricklayer, and to purchase material for their brick factory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 1, 2008
Listed
Aug 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2009