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Valentín is 67 years old. He lives with his children in the village of Huacapampa, a rural district of Cañaris. Located in the Province of Ferreñafe in the Lambayeque Region of northern Peru, its population is engaged in agriculture, trade, and livestock.

He has been doing carpentry for 13 years, carving wood for tables, chairs, benches, and doors among others. He is requesting a loan of 2501 soles to buy wood to carry out his jobs and thus offer them to his customers, thereby generating more income for his family.
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Valentín tiene 67 años de edad, vive junto a sus hijos en el caserío de Huacapampa, una zona rural del distrito de Cañaris, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de Ferreñafe, que pertenece a la Región Lambayeque, costa norte del Perú.

El se dedica a la carpintería desde hace 13 años, tallando madera para mesas, sillas, bancas, puertas entre otros, ha solicitado un préstamo de 2501 nuevos soles para la compra de madera para realizar sus trabajos y de esta manera ofrecerlo a sus clientes, generándole mayores ingresos para su familia.

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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.  


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,164,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Valentin to buy wood for carpentry work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 7, 2014
Feb 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015