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Melissa is 24 years old and studying Food Science at university. She chose to follow this degree course because it is an area of study in which she has always been interested. Right now, she is in her final year and, in spite of some difficulties with the content of her course, she continues studying.

Melissa dedicates around 9 to 10 hours a day to her studies and would like to specialize in quality control and take some other specialization courses such as English language. In the future, she wants to prepare her dissertation and gain her degree. She makes all this effort with the sole aim of becoming a good professional and helping her parents who have placed their trust in her. Melissa feels very grateful for this loan because it will enable her to pay for her English course. She would like to thank Kiva lenders for placing their trust in her and in many other young people.
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Melissa tiene 24 años. Ella es estudiante Universitaria de Ingeniería Alimentaria
Melissa estudia esta carrera porque siempre se ha interesado por esta rama, cursa el último año de estudios y a pesar de algunos obstáculos en cuanto a la información de su carrera continua estudiando. Melissa le dedica a sus estudios de 9 a 10 horas diarias, quiere especializarse en control de calidad de alimentos y llevar otros cursos de especialización como el idioma ingles, mas adelante quiere preparar su tesis y lograr un diplomado. Todo su esfuerzo es con el único fin de convertirse en una buena profesional y ayudar a sus padres que confían en ella. Melissa se siente muy agradecida por este préstamo porque gracias a él podrá pagar su curso de ingles. También quiere agradecer a los inversionistas de KIVA que confían en ella y en muchos jóvenes.

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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.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Melissa to pay for an English course.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015