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Alcides
Alcides is 36 years old, and he lives with his children and his wife in Caserío Piedra Grande, in the Pomahuaca district. His village works in farming, trade and livestock, situated two hours from the city of Jaén, which is part of the Cajamarca Region, in the northern highlands of Peru.

He has his own carpentry business, situated in his own home, where he works making doors, windows, chairs, and tables. He has many customers, due to the good work that he does. They also farm, growing staple food crops such as corn and yucca, which they eat.

He is asking for a loan of 1,500 nuevos soles to buy raw materials for his work, such as ornaments and wood, and thus serve his customers.
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Alcides tiene36 años de edad, vive junto a sus hijos y esposa en el Caserío Piedra Grande, del distrito de Pomahuaca, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicado a dos horas de la ciudad de Jaén, que pertenece a la Región Cajamarca, sierra norte del Perú.


El cuenta con un taller propio de carpintería, ubicado en su propio domicilio, donde se dedica a la fabricación de puertas, ventanas, sillas, mesas, cuenta con clientela considerable por el buen trabajo que realiza, también se dedican a la agricultura cultivando pan llevar como son maíz, yuca para su consumo.


Ha solicitado un préstamo de 1 500 nuevos soles para la compra de materia prima de su trabajo, adornos y maderas y de esta manera atender a sus clientes.

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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.  
 

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Alcides to buy raw materials for his work, such as wood and metal ornaments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 9, 2013
Listed
Dec 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2015