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Manuel Esteban
Manuel, 66, is the head of his family, living with his wife and their unmarried son in Santa Rosa de Curvan, a rural agricultural zone in the Tambogrande district, Piura province and region, three hours from the city of Chiclayo, capital of the Lambayeque region. He has worked for many years in agricultural work. He has planted his land with fruit trees, especially mango and lemon. He sells the fruit seasonally to various factories that process them for export to various countries. In addition, he raises and sells sheep, raising them in corrals near his home and selling them to agents who frequently come as well as to his neighbors. These are his only income-producing activities, which he struggles daily to maintain. Manuel wants to improve the feed of his sheep to improve their development and gain increased income from their sale. For this reason he has requested his first loan from Edpyme Alternativa in the amount of $375. Manuel is a responsible father devoted to his family, known, respected and trusted by his neighbors in the area where he lives.
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Manuel es un padre de familia de 66 años que vive junto a su esposa y su único hijo soltero en el sector Santa Rosa de Curvan, una zona rural dedicada netamente a la agricultura, pertenece al distrito de Tambogrande, un distrito perteneciente a la provincia de Piura, en la región del mismo nombre, se encuentra ubicado a tres horas de la ciudad de Chiclayo, capital de la región Lambayeque.

Se dedica desde hace muchos años a trabajar en labores relacionadas con la agricultura, el tiene un terreno de cultivo en donde ha sembrado árboles frutales, especialmente Mango y Limón, los frutos de estos árboles los vende por temporadas a algunas fábricas que procesan estos productos para exportarlos a diversos países.

Adicionalmente se dedica a la crianza y venta de ganado ovino, el cría sus ovejas en corrales ubicados cerca a su domicilio y las vende a los negociantes que visitan la zona con frecuencia y también a sus vecinos. Estas actividades son las unicas que le generan ingresos por lo que ha luchado diariamente por mantenerlas durante todo este tiempo.

Manuel desea mejorar la alimentación de sus ovejas para que estas se desarrollen de mejor modo y pueda percibir mayores ingresos al momento de venderlas, para realizar esta acción ha solicitado por primera vez a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 1000 nuevos soles.

Manuel es un padre responsable y entregado a su familia, en la zona donde vive sus vecinos y conocidos le respetan y consideran alguien de confianza.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 64
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  • $54,555,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Manuel Esteban purchase of livestock feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 24, 2010
Listed
Jun 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011