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Santos
Santos is 44 years old and lives in his own home with his family. The only service he receives is electricity. Santos resides in the urban section of the District of Olmos, which is part of the Department of Lambayeque. The residents of this district engage in agriculture and livestock breeding.


For the past six years, Santos has been providing public transportation services using his motorcycle taxi (a vehicle that is used for traveling short distances and has a maximum occupancy of three people). He works every day until 6pm. With the income he generates, Santos is able to cover his expenses and his family’s needs.


Santos is requesting a loan from Edpyme Alternativa in the amount of 2000 PEN through its Seed Capital Program. The money will be used to pay for maintenance of his motorcycle taxi which is experiencing some mechanical failures. Santos needs for his vehicle to be in good condition so that he can provide excellent service to his customers and increase his earnings.


He is a father who is able to gradually move his family forward with the intention of providing his children a better future.

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Santos de 44 años de edad, vive con su familia en su casa propia, la cual es propia y cuenta con sólo servicio de luz, ubicada en la zona urbana del distrito de Olmos que pertenece al departamento de Lambayeque. Los pobladores de éste distrito se dedican a la agricultura y ganadería.

Santos labora desde hace 6 años realizando servicio de transporte público en su mototaxi (transporte que se utiliza para movilizarse en distancias cortas, con un cupo máximo de 3 personas) la cual trabaja diariamente hasta las 6 de la tarde, con las ganancias que obtenga podrá solventar sus gastos y necesidades familiares.

El crédito que ha solicitado a Edpyme Alternativa mediante Capital Semilla es de 2000 nuevos soles y su destino será para realizar mantenimiento a su mototaxi que está presentando algunas fallas, al encontrarse su unidad móvil en buen estado podrá brindar un buen servicio a sus clientes y esto permitirá aumentar sus ingresos. Santos es un padre de familia que con esfuerzo y trabajo a sacado adelante a su familia poco a poco, con la idea de que sus hijos tengan un mejor futuro.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 109
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  • $56,089,225
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  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Santos to pay for maintenance of his motorcycle taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 5, 2011
Listed
Sep 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012