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Edwin, age 47, lives with his wife and children in the Nanchoc district. He lives in a peaceful community. The population there devotes itself to farming, commerce, and livestock. It is in the San Miguel province in the Cajamarca Región on the northern highlands of Peru.

He and his wife raise pigs and small animals in the area behind his house. He also provides bricklaying services. They are an enterprising family.

He has requested a loan for 3,500 soles to buy small animals, which he will later sell for a larger price.
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Edwin tiene 47 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa e hijos en el distrito de Nanchoc, una comunidad tranquila, su población se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de San Miguel, que pertenece a la Región Cajamarca, sierra norte del Perú.

Junto a su esposa se dedica a la crianza de cerdos y animales menores, en la parte posterior a su domicilio, también brinda servicio de albañilería, son una familia emprendedora, ha solicitado un préstamo de 3 500 nuevos soles para la compra de animales menores para posteriormente ofrecerlo a un mayor precio.

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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
  • 76
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    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 Edwin to buy small animals, which he will later sell for a larger price.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2014
Apr 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015