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Loida
Loida, 30 years old, is a courageous single mother of 3 children: Jelsy (13), Nicol (12) and Talía (8); she has a live-in partner and lives in her own house which is located in the community of Sanchirio (Peruvian central jungle). Although she feels alone in the fight to educate her children, Loida does not give up according to her own statements that she prays to God every day to grant her the strength so she can get ahead in life. She has been in the agriculture business for 3 years; she has 3 hectares (unit of measure equivalent to 10,000 square meters or 2.5 acres) of land where she grows coffee and bananas. Her crops, thanks to God, sell at good prices. Consequently, she setup a grocery store in her house where the nearby inhabitants buy basic necessity products every day, but her main priority is to have capital to invest in agriculture. This is the second loan with MFP; she has been working approximately 2 years with her community bank, where she believes the people are committed to their work. With the loan she will receive, she will buy 5 sacks of organic fertilizer as well as products to stock up her grocery store.
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Loida, de 30 años, es una valerosa madre soltera, que junto a sus 5 hijos: Jelsy, de 13, Nicol, de 12 y Talía, de 8 años de edad, vive en unión familiar en su casa propia, ubicada en la comunidad de Sanchirio (selva central peruana). Aunque se siente sola en la lucha por educar a sus hijos, Loida no se rinde, ya que según afirma, todos los días reza a Dios para que le de fuerzas, y así pueda salir adelante. Hace 3 años que se dedica a la agricultura, donde tienen más de 3 hectáreas de terrenos agrícolas, donde siembra café y plátano. Sus cosechas, gracias a Dios, los venden a muy buen precio. Por ello hace un par de años acondicionó una pequeña tienda de abarrotes en su casa, donde todos los días sus pobladores le compran productos de primera necesidad, pero su mayor prioridad es tener capital para invertir en la agricultura. Es el segundo crédito con MFP, ya tiene aproximadamente 2 años trabajando con su banco comunal, donde asegura son personas, comprometidas con el trabajo. Con el crédito que reciba, comprará 5 sacos de abono orgánico, como también en la compra de productos para surtir su tienda de comestibles.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,215,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Loida buy sacks of fertilizer and products to stock up her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 11, 2010
Listed
Nov 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 15, 2011