A loan of $725 helped to pay day laborers to maintain his rice crop.


William's story

William is 43 years old and lives with his wife and children in his house, constructed of rustic material, in Callayuc District. This community, located in Cutervo Province, in the Cajamarca Region of Peru's northern sierra, is dedicated to agriculture, commerce, and cattle raising.

William is a farmer who specializes in cultivating rice of the Pitipo variety. He has been growing this rice for the last 3 years.

William is requesting a loan through Edpyme Alternativa for 2,000 new sols in order to pay day laborers to care for his rice crop. In this manner, he can have a harvest to offer his customers at the opportune moment.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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