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Clotilde is 30 years old and a native of the District of Santa Rosa. She is an extremely hardworking woman who lives in her own home with her husband Teodoro, age 34, and their three beloved children for whom she wants to provide a better life. Clotilde and her husband work together every day on their land. Through much effort, they have been able to make their land productive so that they can grow a little bit of everything. They know that whatever they produce will be of quality. Clotilde grows primarily cacao, coffee, turmeric, and coca leaves. These products are in great demand at the market. What she enjoys most about her work is protecting her crops from plagues of insects that could negatively impact them. On some occasions, she is not able to achieve a sufficient harvest and thereby earns less income. Clotilde has been farming for twelve years and considers the most difficult part to be transporting her crops to the city of San Francisco to be sold. In the future, she hopes to save the necessary funds to buy additional farmland.

This is the fifth loan Clotilde has received from MFP. She feels that this loan will be a great help in developing her business. Clotilde is known in her Communal Bank for being a very responsible member, a distinction of which she is proud. The loan she requested will be used to buy traps and insecticides for combating pests that are attacking her crops.
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Clotilde de 30 años, natural del distrito de Santa Rosa, es una mujer muy trabajadora, vive en su propia casa junto a su esposo Teodoro de 34 años y sus 03 queridos hijos, a quienes desea brindar una mejor calidad de vida. Junto a su esposo Clotilde trabaja todos los días en sus tierras, que con mucho esfuerzo ha logrado que sus tierras sean muy productivas y siembra de todo un poco, ya que sabe que todo producto que obtenga será de calidad. Ella principalmente siembra cacao, café, palillo y hojas de coca, productos que tienen mucha demanda en el mercado. Lo que más le gusta de su trabajo es cuidar sus sembríos de la plaga de insectos que pueden afectar sus plantaciones, ya que en otras ocasiones no lograba cosechar suficiente y sus ganancias eran menos. Lleva 12 años realizando esta actividad y considera que lo más difícil es transportar sus cultivos, hasta la ciudad de San Francisco, pues es ahí donde vende sus productos. Para el futuro de su negocio, espera juntar el dinero necesario para comprar nuevas tierras. Este es el quinto crédito con MFP, siente que este crédito le ayudará mucho en el desarrollo de su actividad. En su banco comunal es una socia, muy responsable, de lo cual se siente muy orgullosa. Comprará con el crédito solicitado, trampas, e insecticidas para combatir los insectos quienes para combatir la plaga de insectos que afectan sus cultivos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,164,250
    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 Clotilde to purchase traps and insecticides for combating pests.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 7, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012