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Manuel Alexander
Manuel is in a common law marriage and has two children, ages 2 and 8. He lives with his family in the village of Sincape in the district of Olmos, province of Lambayeque. The country community has about 150 houses with electricity and water services. In addition, they have a church and a school.

Manuel works mainly in the marketing of animals and has ten years of experience in this business. During the week, he buys cattle and sells it on Fridays in the city of Chiclayo. The animals that he usually sells are sheep, goats, poultry, guinea pigs, rabbits, and pigs. Manuel also raises animals. At the time of the evaluation, he had bought guinea pigs and pigs during the weekend. In addition, during his spare time, Manuel drives a motorcycle taxi, covering the route from Sincape-Olmos and back.

He is requesting a loan in the amount of 3,000 nuevos soles and will invest it in the purchase of cattle to fatten, specifically sheep and goats. Due to the rain in Olmos, there is abundant grass so the cost of raising animals is zero. For this reason, he estimates purchasing them small and taking them to market within four months. In this way, he will improve living conditions for his family.
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Manuel es un hombre de estado civil conviviente, tiene dos hijos de 2 y 8 años de edad. vive con su familia en el caserío Sincape del distrito de Olmos – Lambayeque, la comunidad campesina cuenta con 150 casas aproximadamente, teniendo los servicios de luz y agua, además de contar con iglesia y colegio.
Manuel se dedica principalmente al comercio de animales y cuenta con 10 años de experiencia en el negocio, durante la semana compra ganado y lo vende los días viernes en la ciudad de Chiclayo, los animales que suele comercializar son ovinos, caprinos, aves de corral, cuyes, conejos y chanchos. Manuel además tiene animales de crianza. al momento de la evaluación se le encontró cuyes, y chanchos comprados durante el fin de semana; adicionalmente, en sus tiempos libres trabaja en su mototaxi, cubriendo la ruta Sincape- Olmos y viceversa.

El monto solicitado del crédito es de 3,000 nuevos soles y será para invertirlo en la compra de ganado para engorde, específicamente ovinos y caprinos, estima comprarlos pequeños y sacarlos a la venta dentro de 4 meses, ya que en olmos por las lluvias abunda el pasto y el costo de crianza es cero, y de esta manera le va permitir mejorar su condición de vida para su familia.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,956,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $1,150 helped Manuel Alexander to purchase cattle, sheep, and goats to fatten.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 26, 2012
Listed
Apr 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
May 29, 2012