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Agustín is 37 years old and lives in his own home made of rustic materials. He lives with his wife and children in the "Caserío de Huarango," a rural zone in the district of Pomahuaca. The community is known for its warm climate and for agriculture, business and livestock industries. It is located in the province of Jaén which belongs to the region of Cajamarca, in the northern mountains of Perú.

Agustín works raising and selling cattle. He raises them in a field close to his home. He is asking for a loan of 3000 Nuevos Soles (Peruvian currency) in order to purchase more heads of cattle in order to fatten them and sell them at a better price.
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Agustín, tiene 37 años de edad, vive en casa propia de material rustico, junto a su esposa e hijos en el Caserío de Huarango, una zona rural del distrito de Pomahuaca, una comunidad de clima caluroso, su población, 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 crianza y venta de ganado vacuno, lo cría en una inverna cercana a su domicilio, ha solicitado un préstamo de 3 000 nuevos soles para la compra de cabezas de ganado para engordarlo y ofrecerlo a un mejor 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
  • 39
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,487,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Agustin to purchase heads of cattle in order to fatten them and sell them at a better price.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2014
May 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015