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Marino is 38 years old and lives with his children and wife in the hamlet of San Juan Bautista, a rural district in Callayuc. Its population is engaged in agriculture, animal husbandry, and trade. It is located in the province of Cutervo in the Cajamarca region in the northern highlands of Peru.

Marino is engaged in farming, especially cultivating coffee. He has 8 years of experience in this business. His wife supports him by cooking for the workers that maintain their farms. They are a close family. Marino has requested a loan of 2,501 Peruvian soles to purchase fertilizer for growing coffee. It will protect his crops and provide a timely harvest for his customers.
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Marino tiene 38 años de edad, vive junto a sus hijos y esposa en el Caserío San Juan Bautista, una zona rural de distrito de Callayuc, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de Cutervo que pertenece a la Región Cajamarca, sierra norte del Perú.

El se dedica a la agricultura especialmente al cultivo de café, desde hace 8 años por lo que cuenta con experiencia en el negocio, su esposa le apoya cocinando para los trabajadores que dan mantenimiento a sus fincas, son una familia unida, Marino ha solicitado un préstamo de 2 501 nuevos soles para la compra de abono para su cultivo de café y de esta manera protegerla y ofrecer una cosecha oportuna para sus clientes.

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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
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,381,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Marino to fertilize his coffee plants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 13, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014