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Rosa
Rosa is 59 years old. She lives with her partner, 60 year-old José. They have 9 children but only live with 2 of them: 18 year-old Luis and 20 year-old Milton. They live together in their own home which is located in the indigenous community of Ñagazu (central Peruvian jungle). This hard-working woman grows coffee, bananas and cereals. She has been farming for 3 years. Every day from dawn to dusk she looks after her land. After every harvest she sells her produce in the city of Villarica. She sells her coffee in the association in her town.

Rosa is a very committed woman and, like few people of her age, she wants to get ahead. For this reason, she would like to learn to read and sign. Her desire to get ahead is what she has as her biggest ambition. Rosa would like to grow a larger quantity of coffee so that she can sell it in different parts of the country.

This is Rosa's fifth loan from MFP and, as treasurer of her community bank, she is proud of her community bank and pledges unconditional support and hard work. She will use her loan to invest in hiring laborers to harvest her 'caigua' (a native bean) and rocoto pepper crops. She will also buy organic manure to spread on her 2 hectares of crops.
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Rosa, de 59 años, convive con José, de 60 años de edad. Ambos tienen 9 hijos, pero solo viven con 2 de ellos: Luis, de 18 y Milton, de 20 años. En unión familiar ellos viven en su casa propia, ubicada en la comunidad nativa de Ñagazu (selva central peruana). Está trabajadora mujer, se dedica a la siembra de café, plátanos, y demás productos de pan llevar, ya tiene 3 años dedicándose a la agricultura. Todos los días desde al amanecer hasta el anochecer, se dedica al cuidado de sus terrenos agrícolas, los que después de cada cosecha se comercializa en la ciudad de Villarica y el café los vende en la asociación de su localidad. Rosa es una mujer muy dedicada, y como pocas personas de su edad, ella quiere salir adelante, por ello quiere aprender a leer y firmar, las ganas de salir adelante es lo que más ambiciona. Ahora ella quiere sembrar más cantidad de café, para poder comercializarlo en los diferentes lugares del país. Esté es el quinto crédito con MFP, y como tesorera de su banco comunal está orgullosa de su banco comunal, y se compromete con el apoyo incondicional y el trabajo arduo. Con el crédito que solicita, invertirá en la contrata de peones para cosechar su producción de caigua y rocoto, asimismo comprará abono orgánico para esparcir en sus 2 hectáreas de sembríos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,984,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Rosa to hire laborers to harvest her crops. To buy organic manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 26, 2010
Listed
Dec 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2011