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Baltazar
68-year-old Baltazar is a widower. He lives in his own home which doesn't receive basic services. It is located in a rural area of Tambogrande district, in Piura department. The people in this area farm, raise livestock and make handicrafts.

Baltazar is a farmer. He owns his own farmland where he grows lemons and mangos, which he sells every day. Once he has harvested his fruit, he sells it in the different markets in Piura. In this way, he is able to make income with which to cover his personal expenses. He also sells sheep which makes him extra income for his household.

Baltazar has requested a loan for 1,000 soles from Edpyme Alternativa to buy fertilizers with which to improve his land and crops, and also nutritionally-balanced feed for his sheep. Once he has fattened his sheep, he sells them in the different markets in his area and obtains a better price for them. This makes him more income and enables him to improve his quality of life. Baltazar is a hard-working and very responsible person and the only thing he wants is for his business to grow so that he can enjoy more comforts and conveniences.
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Baltazar de 68 años de edad, es viudo, vive en su casa propia, la cual no cuenta con servicios básicos, ubicado en la zona rural del distrito de Tambogrande que pertenece al departamento de Piura. Zona que se caracteriza por la actividad agrícola, ganadera y artesana.

La actividad que desarrolla Baltazar es la agricultura, cuenta con sus propias tierras de cultivo donde siembra limón y mango, productos que se comercializan diariamente, una vez que realiza su cosecha su producto los ofrece a los diferentes mercados de Piura y así puede obtener ingresos para cubrir sus gastos personales. También comercializa ganado ovino, permitiéndole obtener otro ingreso económico para su casa.

Ha solicitado un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 1000 nuevos soles para compra de fertilizantes para mejorar sus tierras como su producto y alimento balanceado para sus ovejas, una vez que se engorden los vende a los diferentes mercados de su zona, con la finalidad de que obtenga un mejor precio por ellos y así pueda tener más ingresos mejorando su calidad de vida. Baltazar es una persona trabajadora y muy responsable que lo único que quiere es que su negocio crezca para que tenga mas comodidades.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,006,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Baltazar to buy fertilizers to improve his land and crops, and to buy nutritionally-balanced feed for his sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 20, 2011
Listed
Oct 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012