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Samuel
Samuel, 28, is single. He is independent of his parents and now lives in the city of La Merced (in central Peru). He loves and honors his parents, Teodoro and Mardonia, very much and often sees them when he visits their home in Pueblo Pardo. He helps his parents with their farming business. They've operated the farm for 7 years, growing a variety of fruits: oranges, star fruit and mangoes. They then sell the produce at the market in La Merced. Samuel also works as a driver, ferrying passengers on the route between La Merced and San Ramon. He makes at least 30 new soles every day. In the future, he wants to improve his crop and, in turn, his income. He belongs to the Los Caramboleros community bank and this is his first MFP loan. He has promised to be responsible and to help advance the association's work. Samuel is growng mango and star fruit. He will use this loan to buy 5 bags of organic manure that he will spread on his crop to improve his yields.
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Samuel, es un hombre soltero y trabajador de, 28 años, que se independizó de sus padres, y ahora vive en la ciudad de La Merced (selva central peruana). Sus padres, Teodoro y Mardonia, son los seres a los que ama y aprecia mucho, por ello constantemente, viaja a Pueblo Pardo, donde ellos viven para apoyarlos en la agricultura, y juntos; siembran desde hace 7 años una variedad de frutas como: naranja, carambola y mango. Los que después de cada cosecha los comercializa en la ciudad de La Merced, donde también trabaja en el trasporte público cubriendo las rutas de las ciudades de La Merced - San Ramón, a diario saca una ganancia neta de 30 soles como mínimo. Para el futuro el desea mejorar sus plantaciones, y de esa manera obtener mejores ganancias. Él pertenece al banco comunal “Los Caramboleros”, y este es el primer crédito con MFP, donde se compromete a ser responsable y cumplido con las actividades que desarrolla en su asociación. Samuel se encuentra en la cosecha de mango y carambola, por ello con el dinero del préstamo está pensando comprar 5 bolsas de abono orgánico, para esparcirlos en sus otras plantaciones, y de esa manera obtener buenos frutos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,191,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Samuel buy bags of manure for farming business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 13, 2011
Listed
Jan 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011