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Enrique is 28 years old, married, and has one child. He lives in his own home which is located in the small village of Tranca Sasape, 25 minutes from the city of Mórrope. The only service his house has is electricity. His is a small community which consists of approximately 200 families.

Enrique provides a public transport system with a vehicle that he owns. He has been in this business for three years. Enrique provides his service in his own town and in all the surrounding areas, in the rural areas of Mórrope.

Enrique is requesting a loan for 1,000 Peruvian soles from Edpyme Alternativa so that he can invest in buying sheets of fiber-cement roofing tiles and replace part of his house roof.

Enrique is a committed and hard-working man who is trying to get ahead every day so that he can offer his son a better quality of life.
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Enrique tiene 28 años de edad, él es casado y tiene un hijo. Vive en casa propia ubicada en el caserío de Tranca Sasape a 25 minutos de la cuidad de Mórrope, solo cuenta con los servicios de luz, ésta es una comunidad pequeña que consta de 200 familias aproximadamente.

Enrique se dedica a ofrecer servicio de transporte público de pasajeros en una unidad móvil que es de su propiedad. Esta actividad la realiza hace 3 años, Enrique desarrolla esta actividad en la misma localidad donde vive y en todos los alrededores de las zonas rurales de Mórrope.

Enrique está solicitando un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 1000 para que el pueda invertir en compra planchas de eternit para la renovación de una parte del techo de su domicilio.

Enrique es una persona empeñosa y trabajadora, la cual está tratando de superarse cada día para poder ofrecerle una mejor calidad de vida a su hijo.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Enrique to buy sheets of fiber-cement roofing tiles for the roof of his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2011
Jun 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 4, 2012