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Ana is 43 and lives with Juan, 48. They have three children, Fredy, 15, Mery, 22, and Edwin, 18. Together with her husband, her kids work hard in their own home, located in the rural zone of Yaroka. As a united family, Ana, Juan, and their kids think up ways they can get ahead.

They all work in agriculture, mainly growing gladiolus, peas, potatoes, and corn. They have been working in agriculture for 24 years. During the harvest, Ana travels with her daughter to the city of Tarma and to the capital of the country, where she sells her products to the different purchasers.

For his part, Juan and his son work in public transportation. Every day using the 3 automobiles they own, they transport inhabitants along the Tarma - Yaroka route. It provides them good income because the area is nearby and the citizens constantly need to go to the city to do their activities.

Ana wants to continue working and planting more each day. Ana is a responsible woman and a fighter. Every loan payment with MFP gives incentive to the members to get ahead. This is Ana’s eighth loan, and she would like to continue working to achieve her goals. With the requested loan, she will be able to purchase organic fertilizer for the cultivation of gladiolas, and similarly, will be able to hire help to plow her fields, where she is planning on planting carrots and spinach.
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Ana tiene 43 años, convive con Juan, de 48 años. Ambos tienen 3 hijos, Fredy, de 15, Mery, de 22 y Edwin de 18 años, los que junto a su esposo trabajan arduamente, en su casa propia, ubicada en la zona rural de Yaroka. Como una familia unidad; Ana, Juan y sus hijos se las ingenian para salir adelante. Todos ellos se dedican a la agricultura; la siembra de gladiolo, arveja, papa y choclos, son su principal producción, desde entonces llevan 24 años dedicándose a la agricultura. En épocas de cosechas, viaja junto a su hija a la ciudad de Tarma y a la capital del país, donde comercializa sus productos a los diferentes compradores. Por su parte Juan y su hijo, se dedican al trasporte público, donde todos los días con los 3 autos que poseen, trasladan a los pobladores en la ruta de Tarma-Yaroka; lo que les brinda buenos ingresos, pues la zona es alejada y los pobladores necesitan trasladarse constantemente a la ciudad para realizar sus actividades. Ahora ella desea seguir trabajando y sembrar cada día más. Ana es una mujer responsable y luchadora, en cada cuota con MFP; incentiva a sus integrantes a seguir adelante. Ya es el octavo crédito que tiene y desea seguir trabajando para concretar sus objetivos. Con el crédito que solicita, podrá comprar abono orgánico, para su cultivo de gladiolo, de la misma manera contratará personal para arar su terreno agrícola, en el que está planeando sembrar zanahoria y espinaca.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    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 Ana to purchase organic fertilizer for the cultivation of gladiolas and to hire field hands for planting carrots and spinach.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 29, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011