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Santiago
Santiago is the father of a family. He is 39 years old and he lives with his wife and their three children in his parents' house. He owns the house and he has running water and hydro sercies. It is located in the community of Chacupe Bajo found in the district of La Victoria of the province of Chiclayo. The population of this district are agriculturists and farmers.

Santiago has been an agriculturist for approximately 10 years. He carries out his work on his father's fields. He cultivates sweet potatoes of different varieties and once the harvest is ready he will be able to sell them at the different markets in the district. This will help him cover his daily needs. Santiago also has another source of income by renting his motorcycle rickshaw (a vehicle that he uses to provide transport in short distances, with a maximum of 3 passengers).

The loan that he requests from Edpyme Alternativa (Kiva Field Partner) is in the amount of 1000 nuevos soles and the funds will be used to purchase more sweet potato seeds. He will be able to cultivate the half hectare of land that his father has given him to increase his income and to improve his family's quality of life.

Santiago is a well respected man who is known in the community of Chacupe to be a hard worker, responsible and a good father. His only goal is to have his family not want for anything.
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Santiago padre de familia de 39 años de edad, vive con su esposa y sus 3 hijos en casa de sus padres; es propia y cuenta con servicio de agua y luz en el caserio de Chacupe bajo ubicado en el distrito de la Victoria y a la vez pertenece a la provincia de Chiclayo. Los pobladores de éste distrito se dedican a la agricultura y ganadería.
Santiago se dedica a la actividad agrícola desde hace 10 años aproximadamente, este trabajo lo realiza en los terrenos de su padre, siembra camote de diferentes especies y una vez que se dé la cosecha los podrá vender en los diferentes mercados de su distrito para poder cubrir sus necesidades diarias. Otra forma que recibe ingresos Santiago es mediante el alquiler de su mototaxi (transporte que se utiliza para movilizarse en distancias cortas, con un cupo máximo de 3 personas).
El crédito que ha solicitado a Edpyme Alternativa es de 1000 nuevos soles y su destino será para comprar más semilla de camote, para poder sembrar en su media hectárea de terreno que su padre le ha dado y así pueda incrementar sus ingresos y mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.
Santiago es un hombre muy respetado y conocido en el caserío de Chacupe por ser trabajador, responsable y buen padre, con el único fin de que a su familia no le falte nada.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 55
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,539,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Santiago to purchase more sweet potato seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 6, 2011
Listed
May 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 16, 2011