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Jaime is 42 years old and lives with his wife in the District of Cayalti. His town is known for cultivating rice, sugar, and fruit, as well as for trade and livestock breeding. This community is two hours away from the city of Chiclayo, which is on the northern coast of Peru.

Jaime and his wife sell small animals such as ducks, guinea pigs, and turkeys. His business is located at the district market. He is requesting a loan of 1,500 PEN so that he can buy balanced feed in order to have better production. Part of the money will also be used to buy pigs so that he can generate more income for his family.
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Jaime tiene 42 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa en el distrito de Cayalti , su población se dedica al cultivo de arroz, caña, y frutales, comercio y ganadería, a dos horas de la ciudad de Chiclayo, costa norte del Perú.

Junto a su esposa se dedican a la venta de animales menores patos, cuyes, pavos, su negocio está ubicado en el mercado de la zona.

El ha solicitado un préstamo de 1 500 nuevos soles para comprar alimentos balanceados y así tener una mejor producción y una segunda parte para compra de cerdos y de esta manera tener mayores ingresos para su familia.

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This product was created to assist Edpyme Alternativa to expand their reach into rural areas of Northern Peru in order to attend more underserved populations. Kiva funding allows the institution to access the Northern areas of the Piura, Lambayeque, and Cajamarca regions, which are generally too costly to serve and therefore less attended by financial institutions.  


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 Jaime to buy balanced animal feed and pigs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2013
Nov 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014