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Guillermo
Guillermo is 59 years old, married, and has three children who all work in other places. He lives in his house with his wife. He is a multifaceted man who is skilled in a variety of jobs. He works the land in small plots and buys and sells used cars, which is sometimes profitable. He also has a store, which doesn't earn him much, but with his earnings he manages to cover the cost of his daily food and has installed a public telephone which has increased traffic there. He also transports crops for the local farmers to the city in a car he managed to buy a while back. All of these activities have allowed him to pay for his children's education who are now professionals, and they visit him every now and again. Guillermo is happy with all the jobs that he does, and says he has adapted and nothing is too hard for him and as long as he's making money, he'll keep on doing the same thing.



Guillermo is one of the founding members of his community bank and for four years has been the President, and is always elected because he is a good leader, which he demonstrates in his capacity as President and with his punctual loan payments. The money he is requesting is to increase the stock in his store and buy fertilizers to fertilize his crops.

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Guillermo tiene 59 años de edad, es casado y tiene 3 hijos que trabajan fuera, él vive en su casa con su esposa. Hombre multifacético, está avocado a los distintos trabajos. Se dedica es a labrar la tierra en pocas cantidades, a la compra y venta de carros de segunda mano, que en temporadas le resulta rentable. Además tiene una bodega, donde no gana mucho, pero con sus ganancias cubre los gastos de alimentación diaria, y ha implementado un teléfono público, lo que le ha permitido ser más concurrida. Asimismo, realiza el transporte de las cargas de los agricultores a la ciudad en el auto que logró comprar hace un tiempo atrás. Todas estas actividades le han permitido cubrir la educación de sus hijos que ahora son profesionales, y que cada cierta temporada los visitan. Está feliz por los trabajos que realiza, dice adaptarse a todo ello y nada le es difícil, mientras le produzca ganancias, él lo realiza. Guillermo en uno de los fundadores de este banco comunal, desde ese tiempo, 4 años, está en la presidencia, ya que le ratifican en el cargo constantemente por ser un buen líder, lo que demuestra en su cargo y con sus pagos puntuales. El dinero que solicita es para incrementar los productos de su bodega y comprar fertilizantes para abonar sus cultivos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Guillermo purchase of products for his store, as well as fertilizer for his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 12, 2009
Listed
Mar 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2009