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Santos is 43 years old. She lives with her husband and children in Pucará District located in the Province of Jaén in Cajamarca Region in the North Andes of Peru. The people here in this hot climate work in agriculture, commerce and raising livestock.

Santos sells seasonal fruits from her house. Her clients for the most part are neighbors and drivers. She also sells small animals She has requested a loan of 4,000 PEN from Edpyme Alternativa to buy a variety of fruit to offer to her clients. She will use a second part to buy balanced feed to fatten her animals.
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Santos tiene 43 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa e hijos en el distrito de Pucará, una comunidad de clima caluroso, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de Jaén que pertenece a la Región Cajamarca, sierra norte del Perú.

Ella se dedica a la venta de fruta de estación, lo comercializa en su domicilio, sus clientes en la mayoría son los transportistas y vecinos, también se dedica a la venta de animales menores , ha solicitado un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 4 000 nuevos soles para la compra de variedad de frutas para ofrecer a sus clientes y una segunda parte para la compra de alimentos balanceados para engorde de sus animales.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,500,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,425 helped Santos to buy a variety of fruit to offer to her clients.
90% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Apr 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: