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Marcos Leoncio
Marcos is a 45 year old man, single without children, and lives in his own home. It is noted that the quality of life in the community is subsistence level. Most of the residents are self-employed people who work in trades or breeding small animals and some of them also work in agriculture.

Marcos lives in the village of Nueva Esperanza in the district of Tambogrande, of the department of Piura, and they have only basic services of electric power, but all the families who settle there live under these conditions.

The activity that Marcos is dedicated to is the breeding and selling of pigs and poultry, raising these animals in pens outside his home. It is noteworthy that Marcos has 10 years experience, which has permitted him to maintain an established customer base in this business. He sells his animals to the wholesalers in the area. At the same time he works on his farm where he has planted 0.5 hectares of lemons which has a good phenological state which he can harvest weekly, which gives him other earnings.

Currently Marcos is planning to expand his inventory in regards to breeding and selling animals because this activity is very profitable in the area. It is because of this that he is asking for a new loan from Edpyme Alternative in the amount of 1,000 soles which will be used to buy animal feed and fertilizers for his lemon trees which over time will permit him to go on improving his standard of life.
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Marcos es un hombre que tiene 45 años de edad, de estado civil soltero sin hijos, vive 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 y crianza de animales menores y algunos de ellos adicionalmente dedicados a la agricultura. Marcos vive en el caserío Nueva Esperanza del distrito de Tambogrande del departamento de Piura, así mismo cuenta solamente con el servicio básico de energía eléctrica; Así mismo todas las familias que radican ahí viven bajo estas condiciones.
La actividad comercial a la que se dedica Marcos es la crianza/venta de ganado porcino y aves de corral , la crianza de estos animales la realiza en corrales externos a su domicilio; cabe destacar que en esta actividad Marcos cuenta con 10 años de experiencia, lo que le ha permitido mantener su clientela ya establecida en este negocio; él vende sus animales a los comerciantes mayoristas de la zona; Así mismo también se dedica a su chacra donde tiene instalado 0.5 has de cultivo de limón lo cual presenta buen estado fenològico y donde viene realizando cosechas semanalmente, de donde le permite tener otro ingresos.
Actualmente Marcos se ha propuesto ampliar su inventario en lo referente a su crianza y venta de animales, esto debido a que es una actividad muy rentable en la zona; es por estas circunstancias que esta solicitando un nuevo préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa por un monto de S/.1,000 nuevos soles el cual estará destinado a la inversión de compra de alimentos balanceado y fertilizantes para su cultivo de limón; lo cual en el tiempo le va permitir ir mejorando su nivel de vida.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,342,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Marcos Leoncio to buy animal feed for fattening and to buy fertilizers for his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 18, 2012
Listed
May 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 1, 2013