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Maria Elsa
María Elsa, 42, lives with her two children and husband in the district of Zaña, a strategically located community on the Jetepeque River. The location has allowed the local people to be active in agriculture and livestock farming, and artisan pastries, among other things. It is located an hour and 45 minutes from the city of Chiclayo on the northern coast of Peru.

María Elsa sells small animals such as ducks, hens and turkeys, both at home an at market. Her husband has a donkey transport business and also sells cattle.

She has requested a loan in the amount of 2,000 PEN to buy small animals for her business. Later she will sell them for a good price and generate more income for the family.
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María Elsa tiene 42 años de edad, vive junto a sus dos hijos y esposo en el distrito de Zaña, es una comunidad que se encuentra ubicada estratégicamente por el valle del rio Jetepeque, lo que le ha permitido a su población dedicarse a la agricultura y crianza de ganado vacuno, elaboración artesanal de dulces entre otros, ubicado a una hora con cuarenta y cinco minutos de la ciudad de Chiclayo, costa norte del Perú.


Ella se dedica a la venta de animales de corral patos, gallinas, pavos los comercializa en su domicilio y en el mercado de la zona, su esposo brinda servicio de carga en una asno y también se dedica al comercio de ganado vacuno.


Ha solicitado un préstamo de 2 000 nuevos soles para la compra de animales menores cerdos para su negocio y posteriormente engordarlo para ofrecerlo a mejor precio, generando mayores ingresos para su familia.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 55
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,529,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Maria Elsa to buy small animals such as turkeys, hens and guinea pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 29, 2013
Listed
Dec 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014