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Maria Ida
María is a 58-year-old mother who has her own home which receives all basic services. She lives with her husband and children. Her house is located in the District of Chepén, which is located an hour away from Chiclayo Province and two hours away from the Department of La Libertad. This community is in a rural area where most of the residents have developed businesses in the agriculture, livestock, and tourism sectors.

María has a store in her home where she sells beer, sodas, and mineral water. Whenever her neighbors have some type of important event, they come to her to find the products they need. She is well-known in her district. Her business is the only source of income that she has to improve her family’s standard of living.

Upon a visit to Edpyme Alternativa, María requested a loan of 1000 PEN so that she could restock her store with more beer, sodas, and mineral water in order to satisfy her customers and increase her household income. María is recognized among her neighbors for being a cheerful woman and a responsible mother. Her goal for her family is to move forward through effort and work.

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María es una madre D. familia D. 58 años D. edad, tiene casa propia donD. vive con su esposo e hijos, la cual cuenta con todos los servicio básicos. Su casa está ubicada en el distrito D. Chepén y aproximadamente a una hora D. la provincia D. Chiclayo y a dos horas del departamento D. la Libertad. Esta zona es rural y la actividad que desarrollan sus pobladores es la agricultura, ganadería y turismo.

María ha puesto en su casa su negocio donD. venD. cerveza, gaseosas y agua mineral, sus vecinos cuando tienen algún evento importante la buscan para comprarle sus productos ya que es muy conocida en su distrito, el negocio con el que cuenta es el único medio D. ingreso que tiene para mejorar el nivel D. vida D. su familia.

Mediante una visita a Edpyme Alternativa trata D. adquirir un préstamo D. 1000 nuevos soles para abastecer su tienda con mas cerveza, gaseosas y agua mineral y así pueda satisfacer a sus clientes, y D. paso incrementa sus ganacias para su hogar. María es conocida por sus vecinos, por ser una mujer alegre y una madre responsable con el objetivo D. que como familia salga adelante apunta D. esfuerzo y trabajo.

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 Maria Ida to purchase beer, sodas, and mineral water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2011
Jun 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 4, 2012