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Jose Praxedes
Jose Praxedes, 56, lives with his wife in the district of Buenos Aires, where the population works in the commerce, farming and cattle raising. The community is characterized by its carob tree forests, and it's located two hours away from the city of Piura, in the northern coast of Peru.
Jose works selling bananas from his plot of land to nearby hamlets. He is asking for a loan of 3,500 PEN to fertilize his land and thus have a better production to offer to his customers.
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José Práxedes tiene 56 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa en el distrito de Buenos Aires, su población se dedica al comercio, agricultura y ganadería, es una comunidad que se caracteriza por sus bosques de algarrobo, a dos horas de la ciudad de Piura, costa norte del Perú.

El se dedica al comercio de plátano desde su parcela hasta los caseríos aledaños, ha solicitado un préstamo de 3 500 nuevos soles para abonar su finca y de esta manera tener una mejor producción para ofrecer a sus clientes.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 79
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,860,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Jose Praxedes to purchase fertilizer to grow bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2013
Nov 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014