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Las Malvinas Group
In this Group: Maria Norma, Susana, Emilia, Rebeca, Maxima, Avelinda Margarita, Maria Del Carmen, Maritza, Maria Carina, Olga Herlinda, Flider*, Maria, Santos Hermitaño, Yessenia*
* not pictured
Ms. María has two school-aged children, is married and has been working with Edaprospo for six years. María is a member of the "Las Malvinas," a group made up of 14 members who devote themselves to various commercial activities. María has worked selling mining equipment for eight years, that is, machines for extracting minerals. Thanks to her effort and dedication she has been able to improve her income and at the same time improve her family's quality of life. Hoping to continue growing she has requested a new loan in order to purchase merchandise and thus continue selling her equipment. María will achieve her goals with much work and effort and with the help of the loans from Edaprospo.

Note: Ms. Olga is the person depicted in the upper part of the photo wearing a red shirt.
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La Sra. María, tiene 2 hijos en edad escolar, es casada y lleva trabajando con Edaprospo desde hace 6 años, María es integrante del grupo “Las Malvinas”, grupo conformado por 14 socios que se dedican a diversas actividades de comercio. María trabaja vendiendo maquinas para minas desde hace 8 años es decir es una máquina para sacar mineral , gracias a su esfuerzo y dedicación a logrado mejores ingresos económicos y a su vez mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia. Con el fin de seguir creciendo a solicitado un nuevo préstamo para comprar mercadería y así seguir vendiendo sus maquinas. Maria cumplirá sus metas con mucho trabajo y esfuerzo y que los préstamos de Edaprospo le ayudaran. El parte superior izquierda está la señora Olga.

Additional Information


EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Las Malvinas Group's $5,425 loan helped a member to purchase mining equipment for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012