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Jose Santos
José Santos is 23 years old, single, and lives with his parents in the Olmos district, where the majority of the population is concentrated in rural zones. This is part of Lambayeque city and it is located one hour and forty-five minutes from the city of Chiclayo.

He drives a mototaxi (a motorized vehicle that consists of a motorcycle with a cabin attached, where transport services are carried out) with which he provides cargo and passenger transport services in the city of Olmos and the surrounding areas.

This service is very welcomed in the region since the people often use mototaxis to get to their residences, often located many kilometers from Olmos.

José Santos has asked Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 1500 soles to help him with the maintenance of his mototaxi and to purchase accessories for it.

He has previously taken out a loan financed by Kiva funds, and thanks to that loan he was able to make repairs to his vehicle.

Jose Santos is a responsible and hard-working young person. He uses his income to help his parents to sustain the household. His greatest wish is to continue growing as a businessman and to purchase M. mototaxis.

He is very thankful for the people that have chipped in to his loan with Kiva funds.
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José Santos tiene 23 años de edad, es soltero y vive junto a sus padres en el distrito de Olmos, caracterizado por tener a la mayor parte de su población concentrada en zonas rurales, pertenece a la ciudad de Lambayeque y queda ubicada a una hora y cuarenta y cinco minutos de la ciudad de Chiclayo.

El cuenta con una mototaxi (vehículo motorizado que consiste en una motocicleta que lleva anexada una cabina en donde se puede brindar servicio de transporte) con la que actualmente trabaja brindando servicio de transporte de carga y pasajeros en la ciudad de Olmos y sus caseríos, esta actividad tiene bastante acogida en la zona ya que este medio de transporte es muy utilizado por los pobladores para transportarse a sus domicilios que muchas veces quedan ubicados a varios kilometros de Olmos.

José Santos ha solicitado a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 1500 nuevos soles que le ayuden a brindar mantenimiento a su unidad móvil así como adquirir algunos accesorios para la misma. El ya ha trabajo anteriormente con un préstamo financiado a través del fondo Kiva y gracias a ese préstamo pudo realizar algunas reparaciones a su vehículo.

Jose Santos es un joven responsable y trabajador, con los ingresos que percibe ayuda a sus padres a sostener la economía de su hogar, su mayor anhelo es seguir creciendo como empresario y adquirir mas mototaxis. El se encuentra bastante agradecido con las personas que han colaborado con el a través del fondo Kiva.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,037,525
    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 Santos for the maintenance of his mototaxi and the purchase of accessories for it.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 25, 2010
Listed
Nov 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011