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Paulina
Paulina is 36 years old and lives with her husband and children in the District of La Matanza, a peaceful community with a warm climate. The people engage in agriculture, trade, and livestock breeding. This area is located in Morropon Province, which is part of the region of Piura on the northern coast of Peru.

Paulina prepares and sells “chicha de jora” (a traditional beverage made from corn) and beer. Her business is located at her home and she has been in this line of work for three years. Paulina is requesting a loan of 3,000 PEN in order to buy various supplies such as yellow corn, sugar, and other items. This will enable her to continue her production of “chicha de jora”, a beverage that is traditional to the northern coast of Peru.
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Paulina tiene 36 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa e hijos en el distrito de La Matanza, una comunidad tranquila de clima cálido, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de Morrropon que pertenece a la Región, Piura, costa norte del Perú.


Ella se dedica a la venta y preparación se chicha de jora, cerveza, su negocio se encuentra ubicado en su domicilio, dedicándose a esta actividad desde hace tres años, ha solicitado un préstamo de 3 000 nuevos soles para la compra de diversos productos como maíz amarillo, azúcar entre otros y de esta manera seguir con la producción de chicha de jora que es una bebida típica de la costa norte del Perú.

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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
  • 119
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,345,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,075 helped Paulina to buy yellow corn, sugar, and other supplies.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 10, 2014
Listed
Apr 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 19, 2015