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Mercedes is 53 years old, single, and her children already live independently. Mercedes lives in San Pedro, a medium-sized village in TambogranD.. This is an agricultural area located in Piura province, more than four hours from the city of Chiclayo, capital of Lambayeque region.

For the past eight years, Mercedes has been raising and selling young animals and poultry. She raises the animals in an area behind her home and when they have reached a good level of development she offers them for sale to the traders who visit her area.

Mercedes would like to invest her loan for 1,000 Peruvian soles in buying more animals such as turkeys and laying hens. With this investment, she hopes to expand her business and thereby make acceptable profits that will allow her to make some repairs to her home and cover her personal expenses.
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Mercedes tiene 53 años D. edad, es soltera, y tiene hijos ya independientes. Vive en San Pedro, un caserío mediano en TambogranD., una zona agrícola que se encuentra situada en la provincia D. Piura, a más D. cuatro horas D. la ciudad D. Chiclayo, capital D. la región Lambayeque.

DesD. hace ocho años, se dedica a la crianza y venta D. animales menores y aves D. corral. Cría los animales en la parte posterior D. su domicilio y cuando estos ya han alcanzado un buen nivel D. desarrollo los ofrece en venta a los negociantes que suelen visitar la zona en donD. resiD..

Desea invertir su crédito D. 1000 nuevos soles en la compra D. más animales como pavos pequeños y gallinas ponedoras. Con esta inversión, espera ampliar su negocio para poder adquirir una utilidad aceptable para hacer arreglos a su casa y solventar sus gastos personales.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mercedes to buy more animals to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011