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Santiago is 28 years old and single. He lives with his parents in the Manco Cápac sector of the Paiján district. This area is a rising commercial area in the Ascope province in the La Libertad region. The zone is located more than two and a half hours from the city of Chiclayo, the capital of the Lambayeque region.

He has worked in agriculture from a young age, maintaining and growing the areas crops. Paiján is a district that produces mainly asparagus and various greens. He works Monday through Saturday from very early in the morning until late in the evening. With his earnings he is able to pay for his personal expenses and help his father with the family expenses.

Santiago would like to improve the structure of his home. It is currently made of rustic material (adobe) and time and rain have considerably weakened it. In order to achieve his objective he has solicited a loan of 1000 Nuevos soles from Edpyme Alternativa.

Santiago is a hardworking and responsible man. His greatest wish is to continue to work in order to help his father. His neighbors hold him in great esteem and respect.
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Santiago tiene 28 años de edad, es soltero y vive junto a sus padres en el sector Manco Cápac del distrito de Paiján, una zona de movimiento comercial ascendente que pertenece a la provincia de Ascope, en la región La Libertad. La zona se encuentra ubicada a mas de dos horas y media de la ciudad de Chiclayo, capital de la región Lambayeque.

Se dedica a trabajar como obrero agrícola desde muy joven: el trabaja realizando labores de mantenimiento y cosecha de los cultivos de la zona. Paiján es un distrito que produce principalmente espárragos y diversas verduras. El trabaja de lunes a sabado desde muy temprano por la mañana hasta muy avanzada la tarde, con los ingresos que percibe de estas actividades solventa sus gastos personales y ayuda a su padre con el sostenimiento de los gastos familiares.

Santiago desea realizar algunas mejoras en la estructura de su vivienda, ya que esta se encuentra construida de material rustico (adobe) y el tiempo con las continuas lluvias la han debilitado considerablemente. Para lograr su objetivo ha solicitado a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 1000 nuevos soles que le ayuden a lograr su objetivo.

Santiago es un hombre bastante trabajador y responsable. Su mayor anhelo es seguir trabajando para ayudar a su padre. En la zona donde vive sus vecinos le tienen mucha estima y consideración.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Santiago costs of repair and maintenance of his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2010
Jul 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011