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Amancio
Amancio, is a 44 year old worker; who with his wife Rina and their 6 children form a lovely family. They live together in their own home, located in the village of Pongo. Perserverance is his key virtue, he has been working during the night for the last 5 months for a private company, whose business is in the hydroelectric field. He brings in extra money for his household by this means. “When I only work in agriculture, I only have limited income”, he states. Amancio, has for 30 years grown lettuce, potato and a variety of vegetables. Every morning is focused on their care and fertilization, as he works without rest, to be able to get his children ahead and see them grow into capable and professional people. What he likes the most about his work is to be able to trade his harvests at the wholesaler market in the city, as there; he sees the reward for his hard work. He belongs to the “Paraíso al progreso” communal bank, and this is the third loan he has had with MFP, and where he feels happy to be able to belong to a responsible and committed association. Amancio, will very shortly be harvesting his lettuce, and with the loan he is thinking of buying 2 bags of pea seeds, which cost about S/. 600 soles each, which he will scatter on his farm land which will soon be harvested. He also wants to buy several sacks of organic fertilzer.
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Amancio, es un hombre trabajador de 44 años; que junto a su esposa Rina y sus 6 hijos conforman una hermosa familia. Juntos viven en su casa propia, ubicada en el caserío de Pongo. La perseverancia es la principal virtud que tiene, trabaja durante la noche desde hace 5 meses en una empresa privada, que se dedica a la realización de una hidroeléctrica. Aportando de esa manera un dinero extra a su hogar. “Cuando me dedicaba solamente a la agricultura, tenía ingresos escasos”, afirma. Amancio, tiene 30 años sembrando lechuga, papa y una variedad de hortalizas. Todas las mañanas se dedica a su cuidado y fertilización, pues trabaja sin descanso, para poder sacar adelante a sus hijos y verlos convertidos en personas capaces y profesionales. Lo que más le gusta de su trabajo es poder negociar sus cosechas en el mercado mayorista de la ciudad, pues ahí; ve reflejado la recompensa de un arduo trabajo. Él pertenece al banco comunal “Paraíso al progreso”, y este es el tercer crédito que tiene con MFP, donde se siente feliz de poder pertenecer a una asociación responsable y comprometida. Amancio, dentro de muy pronto cosechará lechuga, por ello con el crédito está pensando comprar 2 bolsas de semilla de arveja, que oscila entre los S/. 600 soles cada uno, los cuales esparcirá en sus terrenos de cultivo que muy pronto cosechará, asimismo desea comprar varios sacos de abono orgánico.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
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  • $55,041,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Amancio to buy 2 bags of pea seeds, and sacks of organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 3, 2011
Listed
Feb 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011