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Carlos Jose
Carlos is a 51-year-old father who lives in his own house with his wife and children. Their home receives services, such as water and electricity, and is located along the Moore Passageway in the District of Chepén, which is an hour away from the Department of La Libertad. This area is known for its residents who engage in the agriculture, livestock, and tourism sectors.


For the past 10 years, Carlos has worked as a driver in the public transportation sector. He is part of a union and drives an automobile back and forth that can hold a maximum of four passengers. His route runs from Pacasmayo to Chepen. However, his problem is that his vehicle runs on gasoline and takes up a large expense. He does not earn enough money to continue his business on a daily basis.


For this reason, he is requesting a loan from Edpyme Alternativa in the amount of 2000 PEN so that he can convert his operating system from gasoline to natural gas. This will allow his work to become profitable and help him earn more money to continue supporting his family.


Carolos is a person who is well-known in the city for being responsible, showing respect to his passengers, and wanting to provide his children better opportunities in life.

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Carlos es una padre de familia de 51 años, tiene casa propia y vive con su esposa e hijos, la cual cuenta con el servicio de agua y luz, ubicado en el pasaje Moore del distrito de Chepén y a una hora del departamento de la Libertad. Este distrito se caracteriza porque su gente dedica a la agricultura, ganadería y Turismo.
Carlos labora desde hace 10 años como chofer de transporte público (colectivo – maneja auto en elque moviliza personas de un lado a otro, cupo máximo de su auto son 4 pasajeros), cubriendo la ruta Pacasmayo – Chepen, pero tiene un pequeño inconveniente que su auto es gasolinero y gasta una fuerte cantidad de dinero en gasolina, lo que no le permite tener mayores ingresos diarios en su actividad que realiza.
Por lo mismo ha visto la posibilidad de pedir un préstamo a Edpyeme Alternativa de 2000 nuevos soles para realizar el cambio de sistema de gasolina a gas para que le sea más rentable el trabaja que realiza, y por ende le ayudará ha tener mayores ganancias para seguir sacando adelante ha su familia.
Carlos es una persona muy conocida en su ciudad por ser muy responsable, respetuso con su pasajeros y con muchas ganas de brindarles una mejor oportunidad de vida a sus hijos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Carlos Jose to convert his vehicle to a system powered by natural gas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 9, 2011
Listed
May 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 1, 2012