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María Elena
Maria Elena E. V. is 55-years old and lives in the Victor Larco Herrera district of Buenos Aires, in the Trujillo province of La Libertad, Peru. She studied to become a social worker until her parents became sick and she had to abandon her studies. She does not have any children.

Maria provides word-processing and printing services. She started her business typing for family and friends; over time her work became known and she now has many customers. With her profits she bought a printer and updated her computer with new programs. She works from home.

With her first loan of 300 PEN that she borrowed from Las Palmeras community bank, Maria invested in bond paper and printer ink cartridges for her business. With this loan of 1,200 PEN, which will be repaid in 6 months, she will purchase bond paper, ink cartridges, and photo printing paper. Maria dreams of having a photocopy and printing business, and of traveling to Cuzco.
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La señorita Maria Elena E. V. tiene 55 años, vive en Buenos Aires, distrito de Víctor Larco Herrera, provincia de Trujillo, departamento de La Libertad, Perú.
Ella estudio hasta 3er ciclo de Asistenta Social , abandono los estudios por enfermedad de sus padres, no tiene hijos.
Maria se dedica a los tipeos e impresiones, inicio su negocio con una computadora realizando trabajos de tipeos a familiares y amigos, con el tiempo se hizo conocida y ahora tiene clientela, con sus ganancias obtenidas logro adquirir una impresora y repotenciar su computadora con nuevos programas, su negocio lo desarrolla en su casa.
Con el primer crédito de 300 soles que recibió de su banco comunal “Las Palmeras”, lo invirtió en la compra de papel bond y tinta de impresora para su negocio.
Con el crédito de 1200 soles, que será cancelado en 6 meses, lo invertirá en la compra de papel bond, tinta de impresora y papel para impresión de fotografías.
Maria sueña con tener un local de fotocopiadora y tipeos, además viajar al cuzco.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 108
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,753,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped María Elena purchase of bond paper, ink cartridges, and photo printing paper.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2008
Listed
Jan 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009