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Lucilo is 52 years old and he is married. He lives with his wife and six of their nine children and a grandson. He lives in his own house in the district of Colasay, in the department of Cajamarca. It is located more than six hours from the city of Chiclayo, the capital of the Lambayeque region. His house is made of very rustic materials and he doesn't have basic services such as hydro and water. His only source of water is from a small stream that passes through his land.

His earns his living by cultivating coffee, corn, beans, and yuca. Between the months of April and June he expects to harvest 10 quintals of coffee, 15 quintals of beans, and 20 quintals of corn. Additionally, he has two cows which he keeps in some land near his house. He has 20 years’ experience in these businesses.

He wishes to invest a part of his loan in the purchase of fertilizer for his coffee plantation, and another part will be used to plant five thousand coffee seedlings in a piece of land he is readying. In order to reach his goal he has approached Edpyme Alternativa (Kiva Field Partner) for a loan of 2000 nuevos soles.
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Lucilo tiene 52 años y es casado. Vive con su esposa, seis de sus nueve hijos y un nieto. Vive en casa propia en el distrito de Colasay en el departamento de Cajamarca, a más de seis horas de la ciudad de Chiclayo, la capital de la región de Lambayeque. Su casa es hecha de material rústico y no cuenta con servicios básicos como luz o agua. La única fuente de agua es la que obtiene de una pequeña vertiente que pasa por su terreno.

Gana su vida dedicándose al cultivo de café, maíz, menestras y yuca. Entre los meses de abril y junio, proyecta cosechar 10 quintales de café, 15 quintales de menestras y 20 quintales de maíz. Además, cuenta con dos vacas que cría en terreno cerca de su domicilio. Cuenta con 20 años de experiencia en estos rubros.

Desea invertir una parte de su crédito en el abono de su finca de café y otra parte para la siembra de 5 mil plantones de café en un área que está preparando. Para lograr su meta, ha creído conveniente solicitar a Edpyme Alternativa un préstamo de 2000 nuevos soles.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Lucilo to purchase fertilizer and to plant coffee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 18, 2011
Mar 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 16, 2011