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Teodora, 29, lives in La Matanza with her three children. The people of this area earn their living from farming, livestock-rearing and other small businesses.

Teodora operates a business selling beer and a local brew called chicha de jora. She also sells farm animals that she raises in a yard behind her house. She is applying for a 2,000 new soles loan, part of which she will use to buy supplies to make chicha and the rest to open a corner grocery. The investment will allow her to carve out a pleasant space where she can serve her customers and grow her business. The extra income she expects will help to better support her family.

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Teodora tiene 29 años de edad vive junto a sus tres hijos en el distrito de La Matanza, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería a dos horas de la ciudad de Piura, costa norte del Perú.

Ella se dedica a la venta de chicha de jora, cerveza y crianza de animales menores en la parte posterior a su domicilio, ha solicitado un préstamo de 2 000 nuevos soles para la compra de insumos para la preparación del negocio y una segunda parte para el arreglo del local de su negocio y de esta manera tener un lugar agradable donde acoger a sus clientes, aumentando la demanda e 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.  


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Teodora to stock her food business and set up a corner grocery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014