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Sheila Mercedes
Sheila is 24 years old. She is now studying agronomic engineering at the University of San Pedro. Her course of study takes five years, and she is in the next-to-last year.

She is doing her pre-professional practice at the same university. She spends 30 hours a week on her studies, and she feels very satisfied and at the same time enthusiastic from being able to be successful. One of her most desired dreams is to become a professional.

Her greatest wish is to be able to finish her studies satisfactorily. For this reason she has a great will to overcome any obstacle that is presented to her. The loan that she is applying for will be used to completely pay for the eighth and ninth semesters of her course and for any educational materials, and thus she can feel more at ease.

Her goal for the future is to be able to finish her studies and begin to work and to help farmers. She aspires to export to other countries once she has her own business.

At the same time she expresses her appreciation since she feels grateful for the loan that is offered to her, and she encourages [the lenders] to continue supporting the people who most need it.
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Sheila, tiene 24 años actualmente se encuentra estudiando la carrera de Ingeniería Agrónoma en la Universidad San Pedro, su carrera consta de 5 años y se encuentra en el penúltimo año.

Ella hace sus prácticas pre-profesionales en la misma universidad, dedica 30 horas semanales para sus estudios y se siente muy satisfecha y a la vez entusiasmada de poder estar logrando uno de sus más deseados sueños de convertirse en una profesional.

Su anhelo más grande es poder terminar su carrera satisfactoriamente por eso que le pone muchas ganas para así superar cualquier obstáculo que se le presente, el préstamo solicitado será utilizado para el pago completo del octavo y noveno ciclo de su carrera y algunos materiales educativos y así ella pueda sentirse más tranquila.

Su meta a un futuro es poder culminar sus estudios y comenzar a trabajar y ayudar a los agricultores; anhela exportar a diferentes países ya teniendo su propio negocio.

A la vez nos da su aporte de agradecimiento ya que se siente agradecida por el préstamo que se le brindó y anima que sigan apoyando a las personas que más lo necesitan.

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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.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 89
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,005,925
    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 Sheila Mercedes to buy educational materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2014
Mar 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015