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Segundo Octavio
Segundo is 34 years old, is married, and lives together with his wife and their two children in one of the outlying zones that are part of Lambayeque, an area of average commercial traffic situated twenty minutes from the city of Chiclayo.

He works raising and selling small animals in corrals located in the back of his home. He also prepares and sells chicha de jora (a typical Peruvian drink from the region prepared from a corn base) together with his wife. The income that they receive from these activities help them to pay their expenses and to help their young children get ahead.

Segundo is asking for a loan of 1200 nuevos soles (Peruvian currency) from Edpyme Alternativa, a Kiva field partner. He plans to use the loan to purchase more animals and feed in order to supply his business. He will also make improvements to the corrals and will purchase ingredients in order to continue making chicha. Thanks to this loan he will be able to make better income and move forward.

Segundo is very committed to his family. People who know him and his neighbors have great respect and esteem for him.
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Segundo tiene 34 años de edad, es casado y vive junto a su esposa y a sus dos hijos en una de las zonas marginales que conforman la zona de Lambayeque, una zona de mediano movimiento comercial situada a veinte minutos de la ciudad de Chiclayo.

Se dedica a la crianza y venta de animales menores en corrales ubicados en la parte posterior de su domicilio. Adicionalmente prepara y vente chicha de jora (bebida típica de la región preparada en base a maíz)junto a su esposa. Los ingresos que le proveen estas actividades le sirven para solventar sus ingresos y sacar adelante a sus menores hijos.

Segundo se encuentra solicitando a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 1200 nuevos soles que piensa utilizar en la compra de más animales y alimento para implementar su negocio, asimismo realizará mejoras en sus corrales y adquirirá insumos para seguir elaborando chicha. Gracias a este préstamo podrá agenciarse de más ingresos y salir adelante.

Segundo es una persona bastante entregada a su familia. Las personas que le conocen y sus vecinos le tienen mucha estima y respeto.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Segundo Octavio to purchase more animals and feed in order to supply his business. He will also make improvements to the corrals and will purchase ingredients in order to continue making chicha.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 4, 2012
Listed
Oct 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 20, 2013