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Balvina
Balvina is 49 years old. She lives with her husband in the district of La Matanza. The people there engage in agriculture, trade and cattle raising. The district is located in Morropon province, two hours from the city of Piura on the northern coast of Peru.

For the past year, she has made a living selling beer and “chicha de jora,” a home brewed fermented corn drink. Her business is located in her home. She explains that she does this work in order to contribute, along with her husband, to household expenses. She has requested a loan of S/. 4,000 to stock her business by buying supplies to increase production of “chicha de jora” and beer. Another part of the loan will used to upgrade her shop so that she can have a more pleasant place to serve her customers. This will increase demand and generate more income for her family.
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Balvina tiene 49 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo en el distrito de La Matanza, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en Morropon, a dos horas de la ciudad de Piura, costa norte del Perú.


Ella se dedica a la venta de cerveza y chicha de jora desde hace un año su negocio está ubicado en su domicilio, nos explica que realiza esta labor para contribuir con su esposo en los gastos de su hogar, ha solicitado un préstamo de 4 000 nuevos soles para abastecer su negocio con la compra de insumos para aumentar la producción de chicha de jora y cerveza y una segunda parte para arreglo de local y asi tener un lugar agradable donde acoger a sus clientes, aumentando la demanda, generando mayores ingresos para su familia.

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This product was created to assist Edpyme Alternativa to expand their reach into rural areas of Northern Peru in order to attend more underserved populations. Kiva funding allows the institution to access the Northern areas of the Piura, Lambayeque, and Cajamarca regions, which are generally too costly to serve and therefore less attended by financial institutions.  
 

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About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 76
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,535,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Balvina to purchase supplies to prepare "chicha de jora.".
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 18, 2013
Listed
Nov 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2014