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Elsa Maria
Elsa María is a 53-year-old mother; she lives together with her family in the San Pedro D. Lloc district, a district of the province of Pacasmayo which is in the region of L. Libertad, approximately two hours from the city of Chiclayo, capital of the region of Lambayeque.

She works selling ceviche, a typical Peruvian dish maD. from fresh fish and shellfish cooked in lime juice, and papa rellena, another typical national dish consisting in a mass of potato that is boiled, fried, and filled with meat and spices. She sells these two products from a cart in the local market. Her business allows her to help her husband with family expenses.

Elsa María would like to expand her business with the purchase of more ingredients that would allow her to prepare more dishes, with which she hopes to increase the level of her sales and her income. To reach this goal, she has decided to apply for a loan of 1000 nuevos soles from Edpyme Alternativa.

She is a very responsible woman and extremely dedicated to her family; her greatest desire is to give them a better quality of life. The people who know Elsa consider her to be a very friendly and peaceful person.
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Elsa María es una madre D. familia D. 53 años D. edad que vive junto a su familia en el distrito D. San Pedro D. Lloc, un distrito D. L. provincia D. Pacasmayo que se encuentra ubicado en L. región L. Libertad, aproximadamente a dos horas D. L. ciudad D. Chiclayo, capital D. L. región Lambayeque.

Se dedica a L. venta D. ceviche (plato tipico del perú hecho a base D. pescado, mariscos frescos cocinados en zumo D. limón) y papa rellena (plato típico del país consistente en una masa D. papa cocida y frita que se rellena D. carne y diversas especias). ElL. ofrece estos dos productos en venta en un puesto ambulante que está situado dentro del mercado D. su localidad. Este negocio le permite ayudar a su esposo con los gastos familiares.

Elsa desea ampliar su negocio con L. compra D. mas insumos que le permitan preparar mas platos D. comida con los cuales espera ampliar su nivel D. ventas y por consiguiente ampliar sus ingresos. Para lograr su objetivo ha creído conveniente solicitar a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito D. 1000 nuevos soles.

ElL. es una mujer bastante responsable y entregada a su familia, su mayor anhelo es brindarles una mejor calidad D. vida. Las personas que L. conocen L. consideran una persona amable y tranquiL..

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,449,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Elsa Maria purchase of foodstuffs to grow food stall business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2010
Sep 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011