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Jose Florentino
José is a 64 year-old father who lives with his family in the village of Agua Blanca, in Olmos district. This is a rural area whose main economic activity is farming. It is located in Lambayeque province and is more than two and a half hours from the city of Chiclayo.

José has a small grocery store in his home with which he satisfies his customers' demands for daily-use products. He offers a range of essentials, groceries, candy and drinks. His business is very popular with the residents of his area. He uses his profits to help his family get ahead in life. José also does farm work.

José would like to expand his business by acquiring more products so that he can satisfy the demand that he has right now and make more income from the sale of his merchandise. For this reason, he is requesting a loan for 2,000 Peruvian soles from Edpyme Alternativa.
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José es un padre de familia de 64 años de edad que reside junto a su familia en el caserío Agua Blanca del distrito de Olmos, una zona rural que tiene como principal actividad a la agricultura. Pertenece a la provincia de Lambayeque y se encuentra situada a más de dos horas y media de la ciudad de Chiclayo.

José cuenta con una pequeña bodega en su domicilio con la cual satisface la demanda por productos de uso diario en sus clientes. Allí ofrece diversos productos de primera necesidad, abarrotes, golosinas y bebidas. El negocio cuenta con muy buena acogida por parte de los pobladores de la zona. Sus ganancias las utiliza para ayudar a su familia a salir adelante. Adicionalmente se dedica a trabajar en labores agrícolas.

José desea ampliar su negocio adquiriendo más productos de modo que pueda satisfacer la demanda con la que cuenta actualmente y percibir mayores ingresos por la venta de su mercadería, por ello ha creído conveniente solicitar a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 2000 nuevos soles.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,998,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Jose Florentino to acquire more products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 16, 2010
Listed
Dec 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 26, 2011