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Marcos is twenty-two years old. He lives in the village of Senquelo in the district of Olmos. Olmos is an area in northern Peru, primarily populated by small farmers.

Marcos raises animals, specifically sheep and goats. He raises the animals to the appropriate size and age and then sells them in local markets. The animals serve as food for the local populace and are important parts of many traditional dishes. Marcos has been raising animals for four years.

Marcos plans to use the loan to expand his herd and purchase additional feed for his animals. His dream is to move on to larger animals one day, specifically cattle. Marcos has good references and is considered a responsible young man. He appreciates the opportunity to use credit to get one step closer to his dreams.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 156
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Marcos expand his herd and supplies of feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2010
Dec 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 4, 2012