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Jorge

Update on Jorge

Jorge, 36, is single and has a son in his care. He has lived in his own house for more than 30 years located in Caserío Pedregal Alto, Valle de los Incas in Tambogrande District, an agricultural zone with regular commercial activity located in Piura Province more than four hours from the city of Chiclayo. He lives in the rural part of this district and still does not have basic utilities.

Jorge’s activity is agriculture. He currently has a 1.5 hectare parcel of farmland planted with mango and lemons that he harvests and sells weekly. He’s been doing this for more than 15 years but also raises sheep and barnyard fowl that he sells in the local market too. His parents help him with the work he does.

Jorge’s excited and quite happy about the work he does. He wants to insure a good crop yield so has decided to apply fertilizers and pesticides to his crops so that the mangoes and lemons will develop properly. Since he does not have sufficient capital to do so, he’s had to request a 2000 new sol loan from Edpyme Alernativa for the first time.

Jorge is a responsible, enterprising young man. His greatest wish is to continue working in order to acquire his own land. People who know him consider him to be calm and trustworthy.
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Jorge tiene 36 años de edad, es soltero, con 01 hijo como carga familiar. Vive en casa propia hace más de 30 años. Reside en el Caserío Pedregal Alto – Valle De Los Incas del Distrito de Tambogrande, una zona agrícola de regular movimiento comercial que se encuentra situada en la provincia de Piura, a más de cuatro horas de la ciudad de Chiclayo. Cliente vive en la parte rural de este distrito. Y aún no cuenta con servicios básicos.
La actividad que desarrolla Jorge es la agricultura, teniendo actualmente 1.5 ha de terreno agrícola en el cual tiene instalado plantaciones de mango y limón en producción que cosecha y vende semanalmente, esta actividad la desarrolla hace más de 15 años y además como actividad complementaria se dedica a criar ganado ovino y aves de corral, los cuales también comercializa en mercado local. Cuenta con el apoyo de padres en las actividades que realiza.
Jorge se encuentra emocionado y bastante contento con la actividad que está realizando, el desea asegurarse una buena producción y ha decidido aplicar fertilizantes y pesticidas a su cultivo para que el mango y el limón se desarrollen correctamente, como no cuenta con el capital suficiente para realizar su objetivo se ha visto en la necesidad de solicitar por primera vez a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 2000 nuevos soles.

Jorge es un joven responsable y emprendedor. Su mayor anhelo es seguir trabajando para adquirir su propio terreno, las personas que lo conocen lo consideran alguien tranquilo y de confianza.

Previous Loan Details

Jorge is 35 years old, single, and has one son. He lives in his parents' home which is located in the small village of Pedregal Alto, in Tambogrande district. Jorge owns his own land which he farms. Jorge works in agriculture and owns 1.5 hectares of farm land where he grows lemons which he ... More from Jorge's previous loan »

Additional Information

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About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,238,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Jorge to buy fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 30, 2012
Listed
Sep 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 22, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Jorge. It was first posted on Kiva on Jul, 2011. Learn More