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Edy is 34 years old, her partner is Gervasio, and she has three children from her marriage, who she cares for with a lot of love and tenderness in a rented house located in Hualahoyo.

For the past 4 years she has been the groundskeeper of the school in her locality, and she lives there with her family. For this work, she receives a monthly salary with which she provides for the expenses of her household, along with the earnings of her husband in his work as a bricklayer, who is currently employed in the construction of a park. Also, Edy works as a caretaker for orphaned children in a state-run childcare center; her job is to cook meals for the children, and she feels very fortunate to be able to help in this way. Her primary objective is to construct her own house on a piece of land that her husband inherited.

This is the fifth loan she has made with MFP, and she hopes to make her plans real with this financial help. On the other hand, she promises to complete her payments on time, as she has with her previous loans. She is thankful to be part of the group because all of the members are very responsible and supportive people. Edy will invest the asked for money in buying construction materials to lay the foundations of her house.
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Edy tiene 34 años, su pareja es Gervasio, producto de su unión tiene tres hijos, a los que cuidan con mucho amor y cariño en una casa alquilada ubicada en la localidad de Hualahoyo.
Hace 4 años que cuida la escuela de su localidad, ahí vive junto a su familia, por ese trabajo recibe un sueldo mensual con el que mantiene la economía de su hogar, además de las ganancias que tiene su esposo con su oficio de albañil, quien ahora está en la construcción de un parque. Asimismo, Edy se dedica al cuidado de niños huérfanos en una guardería del estado, su función es cocinar los alimentos de los niños, y ella se siente muy dichosa de poder ayudar de esa manera. Su principal objetivo es construir su casa propia en el terreno que heredó su esposo.

Este es el crédito número 5 con MFP y espera concretar sus planes con este apoyo financiero. Por otro lado, promete cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas, como en anteriores créditos. Y le agrada ser parte de su grupo porque todos los integrantes son personas responsables y solidarias.
Edy invertirá el dinero solicitado en la compra de materiales de construcción para levantar los cimientos de su casa.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,994,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Edy to buy construction materials for the foundations of her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013