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Jose Paco
José Paco is 32 years old and lives with his wife and their two children in the Callayuc district, a community that works in agriculture, sales and ranching. The area has a cold climate, and its people are happy, united and support each other. It is located in the Cutervo province in the Cajamarca region, in the northern mountains of Peru.

He works in the village of Cuchea, growing sugar cane and distilling aguardiente, a drink which is made from sugar cane and which he sells in his district and in neighboring villages.

He has applied for a loan of 1000 nuevos soles from Edpyme Alternativa for the maintenance of his sugar cane crusher, a traditional tool which facilitates the distillation of the sugar cane juice.
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José Paco tiene 32 años de edad, vive con su cónyuge y sus dos hijos, en el distrito de Callayuc, una comunidad que se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, es una comunidad de clima frío y su población es alegre y unida se apoyan entre ellos, se encuentra ubicado en la Provincia de Cutervo que pertenece a la Región Cajamarca, sierra norte del Perú.


El se dedica al cultivo de caña y destilación de aguardiente en el Caserío de Cuchea, una bebida que se procesa a base del jugo de caña de azúcar y lo comercializa en su mismo distrito y caseríos aledaños.


Ha solicitado un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 1 000 nuevos soles para el mantenimiento de su trapiche, una herramienta artesanal que facilita la destilación de jugo de caña.

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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
  • 123
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,823,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $375 helped Jose Paco to maintain his sugar cane crusher for distilling aguardiente.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 11, 2014
Listed
Jul 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2015