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Victor
Victor is 37 years old. He lives with his wife and their son in his own house. Since he was young, he learned farming skills. Today, he farms independently as seven years have passed dedicating himself to sowing potato and other products on a larger scale. On many occassions, his wife and their children help him with this work. Additionally, he raises animals like chicken and guinea pigs that feed his family and also generate some income when sold at the local market. When Victor realized that selling his harvest was profitable, it encouraged him to intensify his work since he hoped in the future to buy machinery and hire workers. This is his loan number four with MFP. He is very happy to know that he has financial support. Additionally, he is happy to be part of his community bank because all the members are people he knows, are responsible and very unified. He is thankful to all the people who will be loaning the money he is requesting since it will be very useful in the progress of his economic activity. With the loan that he will receive, he will buy inputs for farming such as seeds and fertilizer. Additionally, he will hire workers to help him with said planting.
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Víctor tiene 37 años, vive con su esposa y su hijo en su casa propia. Desde que era un niño aprendió las técnicas agrarias, hoy lo hace de manera independiente, por lo que han transcurrido 7 años dedicándose a la siembra de papa y de otros productos de mayor escala. En muchas ocasiones su esposa y sus hijos le apoyan en esta tarea, asimismo cría animales como: pollos y cuyes que le sirve para el consumo propio familiar, así como en la generase algún ingreso luego de venderlos en la feria de su localidad. Hasta el momento Víctor considera que las ventas de sus cosechas son rentables, y eso lo anima a intensificarse en esa actividad, por lo que espera en el futuro comprar maquinaria y contratar personal. Es el crédito número 4 con MFP, esta muy contenta de saber que tiene un apoyo financiero, además le agrada ser parte de su banco comunal porque todos sus integrantes son personas que conoce, responsables y muy solidarias. Agradece a todas las personas que serán gestoras del préstamo que solicita ya que le será muy útil en el progreso de su actividad económica. Con el crédito que recibirá, comprará insumos para la agricultura como semillas y abono; asimismo contratará peones para que le ayuden en dicha siembra.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 114
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,266,250
    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 Victor purchase seeds and bags of fertilizer, and also hire laborers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 25, 2010
Listed
Dec 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 15, 2011