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Pedro is 52 years old, and lives with his wife in the San Felipe district, a community located on the Belaunde Terry highway, 2 hours away from Jaén on the north coast of Peru. This has allowed the population to find work selling prepared food to travelers passing through the area, growing and selling fruit.

Pedro has worked growing and selling limes for several years, and has a considerable clientele in the area. He is asking for a loan of 1500 nuevos soles to buy fertilizers. This will improve the quality of his lime crops and he will be able to offer them at a better price, increasing his income for his family.
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Pedro tiene 52 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa e hijos en el distrito de San Felipe, una comunidad ubicada en la carretea Belaunde Terry, lo que le ha permitido a su población a dedicarse a la venta de comida preparada a los pasajeros que transitan por la zona, comercio de frutas y cultivo de los mismos, ubicado a dos horas de la ciudad Jaén, costa norte del Perú.

El se dedica a la venta y cultivo de lima desde hace varios años, cuenta con clientela considerable en la zona, ha solicitado un préstamo de 1 500 nuevos soles para la compra de de abonos y de esta manera, mejorar la calidad de sus cultivos de lima para ofrecerlos a un mejor precio, generando 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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,458,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Pedro to buy fertilizer to maintain his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2013
Dec 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014