A loan of $775 helped to buy tin roofing to improve his house and to buy fertilizers for his orchard..


Josè Felipe's story

José is a 32-year-old man who is married and has 2 children in his charge. He lives in his own house, with his wife and children. Their house is located in the small town of San Pedrillo, in the district of Tambogrande. He lives in a rural part of the district and does not have basic services.

José’s business is cattle and agriculture. When the cattle reach an ideal size and weight, he sells them in the local market. He has 0.75 hectares of agricultural land, which are planted with lime and Kent mango trees, which are producing. His wife raises domestic fowl.

The amount requested for the loan will be 2,000 nuevos soles (PEN), and it will be used to buy tin roofing to improve his house and to buy fertilizers for his orchard.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Day


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