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Santos Samuel
Santos Samuel is 40 years old. He lives with his wife and children in the village of Huamachuco in a rural area of the Cañaris district. This district is located in the province of Ferreñafe which belongs to the Lambayeque region on the north coast of Peru. The people there work mainly in agriculture, commerce and cattle raising.

Santos has grown corn for 15 years and therefore has a lot of experience with this. He and his wife put a lot of effort into their work. Santos has asked for a loan of 2,000 nuevos soles to buy manure for his cultivation of corn and to pay for hired help for the harvest. By this he wants to be able to offer his products to his customers in a timely manner.
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Santos Samuel tiene 40 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa e hijos en el caserío de Huamachuco, 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 al cultivo de maíz desde hace 15 años, por lo que cuanta con experiencia en el rubro, junto a su esposa se esfuerzan en la labor que realizan, Santos ha solicitado un préstamo de 2 000 nuevos soles para la compra de abono para su cultivo de maíz y pago de mano de obra de su cosecha y de esta manera tener una producción oportuna para ofrecer 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.  


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,962,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Santos Samuel to buy manure for his cultivation of corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 8, 2014
Feb 11, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014