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Total loan: $1,075
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Benjamin

Peru
Oyotún - Chiclayo, Peru / General Store

A loan of $1,075 helped to purchase beer, in order to make his business grow.


Benjamin's story

Benjamín is 39 years old. He lives with his wife and daughter in Macuaco, a rural area of Oyotun. Its population works farming rice, yucca, and corn, and in business and livestock. It is two hours from the city of Chiclayo on the northern coast of Perú.

They have a small store located in their house, where they offer general groceries and vegetables. His wife works raising and selling poultry. Occasionally, Benjamín offers his services as a day laborer on his neighbors' farms.

He has requested a loan of 3000 nuevos soles from Edpyme Alternativa in order to purchase beer, and in this way to make his business grow, generating more income for his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caroline Hedel



Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: October 29, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Edpyme Alternativa

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Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: October 29, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Edpyme Alternativa