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Madre Teresa De Calcuta Group
In this Group: Raquel, Liliana Mercedes, Joselyn Yesenia, Maria Julieta, Fidel Angel

Update on Madre Teresa De Calcuta Group

The "Madre Teresa de Calcuta" communal bank is comprised of five members who are in their second cycle. Raquel, 47, is separated and has three children, two of whom are dependent. In the hopes of improving her economic situation, which supports her household expenses, Raquel started her business three years ago. She makes buffets for events such as baptisms, weddings, and birthdays.

Her current loan will be used to buy supplies such as rice, sugar, milk, and flour so she can make her food. She hopes to improve her business. The "Madre Teresa de Calcuta" communal bank is grateful to the people who make this loan possible. In the photo, Raquel is the first one on the right, wearing a flowered blouse and black pants.
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La Alcancía Comunal “Madre Teresa De Calcuta” conformado por 05 socios la cual pasan a su 2do ciclo. Raquel de 47 años es separada y tiene 03 hijos 02 de ellos aún dependientes. Con los deseos de mejorar su situación económica y de esta manera aportar con los gastos del hogar Raquel inicia su negocio, la cual hace más de 03 años realiza preparaciones de buffet para eventos como bautizos, bodas y cumpleaños. Su reciente crédito lo destinará para la compra de insumos como arroz, azúcar, leche, harina y así poder preparar sus comidas. Seguir mejorando su negocio es su deseo. El grupo “Madre Teresa De Calcuta” agradece a las personas que hicieron posible éste crédito. Raquel es la primera del lado derecho y viste blusa floreada y pantalón negro.

Previous Loan Details

The new communal bank “Madre Teresa De Calcuta” is made up of 6 members who are enthusiastic about starting to work together. Liliana, 40, is married and has 5 school-aged children. She currently has a business selling pizza, which she's had for more than 6 months. She started up the business ... More from Madre Teresa De Calcuta Group's previous loan »

Additional Information


EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This is a Group Loan

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 125
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Madre Teresa De Calcuta Group's $1,200 loan helped a member to buy supplies such as rice, sugar, milk, and flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2013
Dec 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014