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For eight years, Isabel was dedicated to selling beauty products. The business never went poorly for her, but when she began to sell for Christmas time last year, she decided to change businesses. This is how, since the start of this year, she began to sell in ambulatory manner various products according to the season. She has plans to grow in her business, which is why she is presently acquiring the funds for a site to open her business.

On the other side, she also dedicates a great part of her time to managing the popular canteen in her area. For twenty years, along with some friends, she has maintained the canteen in functioning order, and she was also the founder of it.

Her husband works in the industrial bank but the change in government caused these banks to close and now he works as a mason.

Between the two of them they work to maintain their home and raise their two young children.

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Durante ocho años Isabel se dedico a vender productos de belleza. No le iba nada mal pero cuando se animo a vender por temporada navideña el año pasado, decidió cambiar de negocio. Es así que desde inicios de este año vende como ambulante diversos productos según la temporada. Ella tiene planes de crecer en el comercio, es por ello que actualmente se encuentra averiguando el costo de un local para abrir su tienda.

Por otro lado, también dedica gran parte de su tiempo a la administración del comedor popular de su localidad. Desde hace veinte años que, junto con unas compañeras, mantiene el comedor en funcionamiento, siendo ella la fundadora de este

Su esposo trabajaba en el banco industrial pero el cambio de gobierno hizo cerrar estos bancos y ahora él trabaja como albañil.

Entre ambos ayudan a mantener el hogar y la crianza de sus dos menores hijos.

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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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,962,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Isabel downpayment for a site to open up a store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 2, 2009