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Santos
Santos is a 53 year old man who has a common-law wife and 2 children. He lives in his own house with his children. The house is located in Caserío Tierras Duras in the district of La Matanza and has electrical service and town water. The place is a community of approximately 80 families. Santos works selling fish and transporting passengers in a motorcycle-taxi. He sells the fish in the local market. He also works as a farmer and has 1 hectare of land where he grows the zarandaja variety of bean, which grow well. He has been doing this for about 20 years and he learned farming from his parents. It could be said that he knows this work perfectly.
The amount of the requested loan is $575, which he will use to buy pesticides, fertilizer, and to pay the laborers for their work. This will enable him to improve his standard of living.
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Santos es un hombre de 53 años de edad, de estado civil casado y con 2 hijos a su cargo, Vive en casa propia con sus hijos. La casa está ubicada en el Caserío Tierras Duras del distrito de La Matanza y cuenta con servicio de luz, agua, el lugar es una comunidad de aproximadamente 80 familias.
La actividad que desarrolla Santos es la venta de pescado y transporte de pasajeros en mototaxi propia del cliente, y el pescado lo vende en el mercado local de la zona; también se dedica a la agricultura posee su terreno (1.0 has) y tiene instalado fréjol variedad zarandaja, donde presenta buen desarrollo fenològico. Esta actividad la realiza desde hace 20 años aproximadamente, y aprendió esta actividad de sus padres, es decir conoce a la perfección el rubro.
El monto del crédito solicitado es de 1500 nuevos soles, los cuales se emplearán para invertir en la compra de pesticidas, bioestimulantes y pago de jornales del cultivo, lo cual le permitirá mejorar su nivel de vida.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 131
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  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Santos to buy pesticides, fertilizer, and to pay the laborers for their work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 11, 2012
Listed
May 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 1, 2013