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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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William tiene 43 años de edad, vive al lado de su esposa y sus hijos vive en su casa de material rustico del distrito de Callayuc, una comunidad que 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 arroz de la variedad pitipo, se dedica a esta actividad desde hace tres años, ha solicitado un préstamo a Edpyme Alternativa de 2 000 nuevos soles para el pago de mano de obra a joranleros por el mantenimiento de su cultivo de arroz y de esta manera tener una producción oportuna para ofrecer a 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
  • 44
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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 $725 helped William to pay day laborers to maintain his rice crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 13, 2014
Apr 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014