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San Felipe De Jesus
Felipe de Jesús is forty-eight years old. He lives together with his wife in the district of Pucará, located about two hours from the city of Jaén in the northern mountain area of Peru. Many people in this area make a living farming and harvesting fruits and rice.

He offers construction services, like laying bricks, filling in cement bases, plastering, and other tasks. He is well-known in the area and he works in his district and other nearby towns. Felipe and his family are strong in the work that they do, and they have a workshop in their home where Felipe's wife makes a living sewing clothing.

Felipe has requested a loan of 1,000 soles to invest in construction materials. He also hopes to buy a sewing machine. These goods will help his family to generate more income and to be able to improve their quality of life.
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Felipe de Jesús tiene 48 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa en el distrito de Pucará, su población se dedica al cultivo de frutales, arroz, a dos horas de la ciudad de Jaén, sierra norte del Perú.


El brinda servicios como operario de construcción asentado de ladrillo, llenado de bases, tarrajeo entre otros, es conocido en la zona trabaja en su distrito y caseríos aledaños al mismo, son una familia que se esfuerza por la labor que realiza, tienen un taller ubicado en su casa, donde su esposa se dedica a la confección de ropa de vestir.


Felipe ha solicitado un préstamo de 1 000 nuevos soles para invertir en instrumentos de construcción, así como comprando una remalladora de ropa con ello le generara mayores ingresos y así poder mejorar su calidad de vida.

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More information about this loan

This product was created to assist Edpyme Alternativa to expand their reach into rural areas of Northern Peru in order to attend more underserved populations. Kiva funding allows the institution to access the Northern areas of the Piura, Lambayeque, and Cajamarca regions, which are generally too costly to serve and therefore less attended by financial institutions.  
 

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 49
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,923,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped San Felipe De Jesus to buy construction materials and a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 13, 2013
Listed
Nov 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2014