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Yolanda is 37 years old, married common-law, and she lives together with partner and daughter in the district of Reque. It is a highly commercial region belonging to the department of Lambayeque.

She has been selling refreshing drinks in her neighborhood market for the past 5 years. With the income that she earns from this business she is able to provide for her personal expenses and those of her family. Her goal is to improve her family's quality of life and she wants to make some improvements to their house. For this reason she has requested a loan in the amount of 1000 nuevos soles form Edpyme Alternativa (Kiva Field Partner).
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Yolanda tiene 37 años de edad, es conviviente y reside con su pareja e hija en el distrito de Reque, una zona bastante comercial que pertenece al departamento de Lambayeque.

Ella se dedica al comercio de bebidas refrescantes en el Mercado de su localidad desde hace 5 años. Con los ingresos que percibe de esta actividad ayuda en sus gastos personales y los de su familia. Ella en su afán de mejorar la calidad de vida a su familia quiere hacer mejoras en su vivienda, por lo que ha creido conveniente adquirir un préstamo de 1000 soles en Edpyme Alternativa.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Yolanda to make improvements to her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 1, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2011