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Aquiles
Aquiles is a 33-year-old man who lives with and looks after his elderly parents. Five years ago, he decided to set up his own guinea pig farm that met all the technical standards. This farm allows him to raise 300 of these small animals. The advantage of raising guinea pigs is its profitability, which is why he did not hesitate in learning about this business, especially since he studied agriculture in college. He was able to learn a lot about the proper care of animals while studying this major. Aside from his business, he also works as a facilitator at the Department of Agriculture, dealing with agricultural issues, which further helps him develop his guinea pig farm.
Aquiles works hard because he wants to have something good in his life that will allow him to earn a steady income.
He is requesting this loan because he also wants to get into ranching, which is why he will invest in the purchase of a bull calf as well as in the improvement of his farm’s infrastructure.
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Aquiles tiene 33 años, cuida y vive con sus ancianos padres. Hace 5 años decidió tener su propia granja de cuyes con todas las normas técnicas debidas, negocio que le permite tener ahora 300 de estos animalitos. Las ventajas de criar cuyes es la rentabilidad de la misma, por lo que no dudó en aprender esta actividad, sobre todo porque él ha estudiado la carrera de agronomía, lo que le permite tener conocimientos para el correcto cuidado. Adicionalmente, a su negocio, trabaja en el ministerio de agricultura como capacitador en temas agrícolas, de esa manera, desarrolla su carrera, de manera dependiente y también independiente con su granja de cuyes.
Aquiles se esfuerza mucho porque quiere tener algo bueno en la vida, que le permita tener una economía sostenible.
Solicita este crédito porque también desea incursionar en la ganadería, para lo cual invertirá en la compra de un torete y también en la mejora de la infraestructura de su granja.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,956,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Aquiles improve infrastructure of guinea pig farm and purchase a bull calf to start ranching business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Oct 1, 2008
Listed
Sep 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2009