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Benito is 35 years old and lives together with his children in the village of Naranjitos, a rural area in the district of Pomahuaca, a community characterized by its warm climate. The majority of the population is dedicated to agriculture, trade and ranching, located in the Jaén province, which belongs to the Cajamarca Region in the northern highlands of Peru.

He is dedicated to agriculture, specifically the cultivation of coffee, with 13 years of experience in this field. He is an enterprising father, which gives him strength. Together with his family he has requested a loam of 1500 nuevo soles for the purchase of fertilizer in order protect his coffee crop from the rust plague. This way he will have a timely production to offer to his customers, generating better income for his family.
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Benito tiene 35 años de edad, vive junto a sus hijos en el caserío de Naranjitos una zona rural del distrito de Pomahuaca, una comunidad que se caracteriza por un clima cálido, su población en la mayoría se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de Jaén, que pertenece a la Región Cajamarca, sierra norte del Perú.

El se dedica a la agricultura, específicamente al cultivo de cafeto, con una experiencia en el rubro de 13 años, es un padre emprendedor, que se esfuerza junto a su familia, ha solicitado un préstamo de 1 500 nuevo soles para la compra de abono para proteger de la plaga de la roya a su cultivo de café y de esta manera tener una producción oportuna para ofrecer a sus clientes, generándole 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
  • 82
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Benito to purchase fertilizer for his coffee crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 30, 2013
Feb 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014