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Jose Gerardo
José Gerardo is 68 years old and lives together with his family in the settlement of Santos V., a rural zone in the Túcume district. The area is known for its tourist attractions, since it has an archaeological complex of 26 pyramids which dates back to pre-Inca times. The area belongs to Lambayeque province and lies more than an hour from the city of Chiclayo.

José's work is raising and selling sheep. He has done this work for twelve years. He raises the animals in an environment set up near his house, and when they have reached a good level of development, he offers them for sale to his neighbors and to the traders operating in his settlement. He also offers them for sale at the markets ine Mochumí and Tucume. He depends on this work to cover the expenses of his family.

José wants to expand his business, buying more animals as well as animal feed to raise them under better conditions. To achieve this objective, he has decided to request a loan for the first time from Edpyme Alternativa, in the amount of 1500 Peruvian new soles.

José is very hard-working and responsible. In the area where he lives, his neighbors and others who know him consider him a steady and trustworthy person. He would like to keep working so that he can feel active and also get ahead.
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José Gerardo tiene 68 años de edad y vive junto a su familia en el caserío Santos V., una zona rural del distrito de Túcume, una zona conocida por su atractivo turístico ya que cuenta con un complejo arqueológico de 26 pirámides que datan de temporadas preincaicas. Pertenece a la provincia de Lambayeque y se encuentra ubicada a mas de una hora de la ciudad de Chiclayo.

Se dedica a la crianza y comercialización de carneros desde hace doce años, el cría estos animales en un ambiente instalado cerca a su vivienda y cuando ya han alcanzado un buen nivel de desarrollo los ofrece en venta a sus vecinos y a los negociantes que se encuentran en su caserío. También los ofrece en venta en los mercados de Mochumí y Tucume. El depende de esta actividad para solventar la economía de su familia.

José desea ampliar su negocio comprando mas animales así como alimentos para criarlos de mejor manera. Para realizar este objetivo ha creído conveniente solicitar por primera vez a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 1500 nuevos soles.

José es bastante trabajador y responsable, en la zona donde vive sus vecinos y conocidos le consideran un persona tranquila y de confianza. El desea seguir trabajando para sentirse activo y poder salir adelante

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Jose Gerardo buying sheep and animal feed to expand his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 30, 2010
Listed
Aug 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011