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Juan
Juan is married to Esther, age 49, and lives with one of his six children. At 62 years of age, he says has succeeded with most of the objectives he has set out to accomplish.


His enterprising spirit allows him to overcome adversity each day because he is not easily intimidated by pests or inclement weather since he has been dealing with these factors for 40 years. Juan grows coffee, bananas, avocados, and pineapples with the help of his son and his wife. During the harvest season, Juan’s wife sets aside her daily household chores so that she can be by his side. Juan enjoys harvesting because he is able to see the fruits of his labor and generate the necessary income to maintain his household. Since his business is profitable, he wants to renew his coffee crops since they take approximately three years to mature.


This is his fifth loan with MFP. Juan enjoys being part of his Communal Bank because is a direct person who strives to bring his fellow group members together. With his loan of 2000 PEN that he requested, Juan will pay the workers who have been hired to help harvest coffee.

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Juan vive con uno de los 6 hijos que tiene con su esposa Esther, de 49 años. A sus 62 años, él asegura que no termina de plantearse más objetivos que lo satisfagan.

Su espíritu emprendedor a diario le hace vencer las adversidades, pues no le atemorizan las plagas ni las inclemencias del tiempo, ya que está acostumbrado a lidiar con ellos desde hace 40 años. Se dedica a la plantación de café, plátano, palta y piña, con la ayuda de su hijo y su esposa, esta última es quien siempre lo acompaña en las épocas de cosecha dejando sus quehaceres cotidianos del hogar.
A Juan le gusta cosechar porque ve el fruto de su esfuerzo, el cual le brindará las ganancias económicas necesarias para el sostenimiento de su hogar.
Como su actividad es rentable, para el futuro quiere renovar sus plantaciones de café, las cuales crecerán a aproximadamente en 3 años.

Este es el quinto préstamo que tiene con MFP y refiere que le gusta ser parte de su banco comunal porque es una persona recta que y lucha por la unión de sus compañeros. Con los dos mil nuevos soles que solicita pagará el jornal de los operarios que contratará para que le ayuden a cosechar su producción de café.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 109
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,770,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Juan pay the workers who help harvest his coffee crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 19, 2010
Listed
Apr 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2011