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Rita Irene
Rita Irene is 66 years old and lives with her son and daughter-in-law in the district of Cayalti, two hours from the city of Chiclayo on the north coast of Peru. The locals make a living from livestock and commerce as well as growing sugar cane and rice.

Rita Irene earns a living raising and selling pigs and poultry such as ducks and chickens. She also grows vegetables such as lettuce, cabbage, radish, onions and other crops, which she sells at the local markets.

She has asked for a loan of 3200 nuevos soles to buy a mototaxi so she can transport her produce to the local markets and save herself transport costs, which will provide more income for her family.
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Rita Irene tiene 66 años de edad, vive junto a su hijo y nuera en el distrito de Cayalti, su población se dedica al cultivo de caña y arroz, comercio y ganadería a dos horas de la ciudad de Chiclayo, costa norte del Perú.

Ella se dedica a la crianza y venta de cerdos, aves de corral patos y gallinas, también cultiva hortalizas lechuga, repollos, rabanito, cebolla de hoja entre otros, que los ofrece en los mercados de la zona.

Ha solicitado un préstamo de 3 200 nuevos soles para la compra de una mototaxi y de esta manera poder trasladar sus productos a los mercados de la zona y ahorrarse el alquiler de movilidad, generando mayores ingresos para su familia.

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More information about this loan

This product was created to assist Edpyme Alternativa to expand their reach into rural areas of Northern Peru in order to attend more underserved populations. Kiva funding allows the institution to access the Northern areas of the Piura, Lambayeque, and Cajamarca regions, which are generally too costly to serve and therefore less attended by financial institutions.  

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Rita Irene to buy a mototaxi for transporting her produce.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2013
Dec 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014