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56-year old Socorro is married and doesn’t have the responsibility of children to look after. She and her husband live in their own house located in Chulucanas District, in the region of Piura, more than four hours from the town of Chiclayo, the capital of Lambayeque region.

Socorro has raised sheep for more than three years. She has specially built, large pens for the animals. Once the sheep have reached an ideal size and weight, she sells them in the local market. Her husband also works on the same plot of land that they inherited.

Her greatest wish is for her livestock to reach the best weight and size possible before she sells them. With the income she will buy more animals to fatten. There’s no doubt that she will succeed, as the inhabitants here are known for their entrepreneurial and vigorous spirit. To achieve her goal, Socorro has asked Kiva partner Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 1500 soles.
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Socorro tiene 56 años D. edad, es casada y no tiene hijos a su cargo. Vive en casa propia con su esposo, dicha casa está ubicada en el Distrito D. Chulucanas, perteneciente a la región Piura, a 4 horas D. la ciudad D. Chiclayo, capital del departamento D. Lambayeque.

Se dedica a la crianza la crianza D. ganado ovino, esta actividad la realiza desD. hace más D. 3 años. Cuenta con corrales apropiados y espaciosos. Los ovinos cuando alcanzan tamaño y peso ideal los comercializa en el mercado local.
El esposo D. Socorro trabaja en la parcela que tienen en común, la cual ha sido heredada.

Socorro anhela que su ganado alcance el peso y tamaño adecuado para venderlo, con los ingresos comprar más ganado y engordarlo. Sin duda lo logrará, es sabido que los pobladores D. esa localidad son gente emprendedora y pujante. Para lograr su objetivo, Socorro ha creído conveniente obtener un préstamo D. 1500 nuevos soles D. Edpyme Alternativa.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 45
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Socorro to buy nutritious animal feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2011
May 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 16, 2012