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Jaime
Jaime is 40 years old. He is married and has two children in his care. He lives with his wife and children in his own home. He comments that the quality of life in his community is one of subsistence. Most of the people in his community are self employed and work in commerce, farming and livestock raising. Jaima lives in the small village of Nueva Esperanza, in Tambogrande district, in Piura department. His home is connected to the electricity supply. He tells us that all the families in his district live in the same conditions.

Jaime's business activity is providing a motorcycle taxi service. He provides a service between Nueva Esperanza and Tambogrande. He also raises and fattens farmyard birds and has 0.5 hectares of farmland where he grows lemons and mangos. This makes him additional income with which to cover his personal expenses. We should point out that Jaime has eight years experience in the public transport business. This has allowed him to gain a steady customer base for his business.

Jaime is currently requesting a new loan from Edpyme Alternativa for 1,300 soles. He will use this sum to have maintenance work carried out on his vehicle (changing his tires and hubcaps). He will also buy fertilizers for his crops and feed for his animals. This is a very profitable business activity in his area and, over time, he hopes that it will allow him to continue improving his family's standard of living.
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Jaime es un hombre que tiene 40 años de edad, de estado civil casado, con dos hijo a su cargo, vive con su cónyuge y su hijo en casa propia. Se menciona que La calidad de vida en la comunidad es de subsistencia, la mayoría de moradores son trabajadores independientes que se dedican al comercio, agricultura y ganadería. Jaime vive en el caserío Nueva Esperanza del distrito de Tambogrande, departamento de Piura; así mismo cuenta con el servicio básico de energía eléctrica; también se menciona que en este distrito viven todas las familias bajo estas condiciones.
La actividad comercial a la que se dedica Jaime es al transporte público de mototaxi el recorrido lo realiza entre las zonas de Nueva Esperanza – Tambogrande y visciversa. Además se dedica a la crianza y engorde de aves de corral, y además cuenta con 0.5 ha de terreno agrícola sembrado de limón y mango generándole otros ingresos para cubrir gastos propios; cabe destacar que en esta actividad de transporte público Jaime cuenta con 8 años de experiencia, lo que le ha permitido mantener su clientela ya establecida en este negocio.
Actualmente Jaime esta solicitando un nuevo préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa por un monto de S/. 1300 nuevos soles que será para el mantenimiento de su vehiculo (cambio de neumáticos y aros), compra de fertilizantes para su cultivo y compra de alimentos para sus animales esto debido a que es una actividad muy rentable en la zona; lo cual en el tiempo le va permitir ir mejorando su nivel de vida con su familia.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,238,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $500 helped Jaime to have maintenance work carried out on his motorcycle taxi, to buy fertilizers for his crops and to buy feed for his animals.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 18, 2012
Listed
May 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
Jun 8, 2012