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Sonia
Sonia is 29 years old and she lives with her husband in a house which they own. When she was a young girl she learned about agricultural work. Today, with her husband and children by her side, she works on the land that was inherited to her by her parents. She is able to earn enough to support herself and her family. She cultivates potatoes, corn, okra, fava beans and other products, such as hay that she uses for her livestock. She sells her livestock while she waits for the harvest to be ready and to sell the products. Sonia believes that these businesses are very helpful for the progress of her family. She plans on increasing the number of livestock in order to expand the business. This is her first loan with MFP (Kiva Field Partner) and she was invited to take part in her communal bank because she is known to e a responsible and committed person. She is very thankful to the other members of the group and she is committed to be on time with her payments. She will invest the loan she requests in the purchase of fertilizers to replant hay for her livestock.
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Sonia tiene 29 años, vive con su esposo en su casa propia. Desde que era muy niña aprendió el trabajo del campo agrícola, hoy a lado de su esposo e hijos trabajan sobre las tierras que le fue heredado por sus padres, y que saca provecho para su propia manutención y la de su familia. Ahí cultiva papa, maíz, oca, habas entre otros productos así como pastizales que le sirve de forraje para sus animales, que son vendidos para generarse más ingresos mientras espera el tiempo de cosecha de sus productos para luego comercializarlos. Para Sonia estas actividades favorecen mucho en el progreso de su familia, por tanto ha planeado incrementar la cantidad de animales para intensificarse en esta actividad. Es su primer crédito con MFP, fue invitada a formar parte de su banco comunal porque conocen que es una persona responsable y comprometida, por lo que esta muy agradecida con los demás integrantes de su grupo por su parte se compromete a ser puntual en sus pagos. Con el crédito que solicita, lo invertirá en la compra de sacos de abono para sembrar nuevamente pastizales para sus animales.

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