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Edilfredo
Edilfredo, 35, lives in the district of Callayuc. It is a calm community with a varied climate. The local people work in agriculture, commerce and livestock. This district is located in the province of Cutervo in the Cajamarca region in the northern mountains of Peru.

Edilfredo makes a living distilling aguardiente using a traditional method called "El trapiche". This method consists of extracting sugarcane juice and then boiling and purifying it, thereby making the liquor called aguardiente or llonque.

He has applied for a loan of 2,500 Peruvian new soles from Edpyme Alternativa to buy a larger quantity of sugarcane, the raw material for his business.
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Edilfredo tiene 35 años de edad, vive en el distrito de Callayuc, una comunidad tranquila con clima variado, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de Cutervo que pertenece a la Región Cajamarca, sierra norte del Perú.


El se dedica a la destilación de aguardiente de manera artesanal mediante “El trapiche”, actividad que consiste en extraer el jugo de la caña para posteriormente hervirlo y purificarlo, obteniendo así la bebida conocida como el aguardiente o llonque.


Ha solicitado un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 2 500 nuevos soles para la compra de mayor cantidad d caña que es materia prima de su producto.

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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
  • 105
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $900 helped Edilfredo to buy sugarcane to stock his business.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 18, 2014
Listed
Jul 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 20, 2015