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Jose
José is 41 years old and he is married to Marcelina who is 37 years old. Together they have two children, Eduardo who is 18 years old and Carolina who is 17 years old. They live together in the Puerto Mayo community in the district of Pichari.

During his teenage years José worked in agriculture, helping his parents with the planting and harvesting. Since then he has made a living in agriculture and he does not regret it as it generates the income that helps him to support his family.

During the growing period he needs workers to speed up the work. The same happens during the harvesting of the fruits, among which are coffee and cacao. He sells these products at the wholesale centers of Pichari.

His plan for the future is to purchase land to continue carrying out this same activity, which will give him more satisfaction. This will be his second loan from MFP and as such he awaits the help of all of you to continue with this endeavor. He will invest the 1,500 nuevos soles that he has requested into the hiring of farm laborers to prune his cacao plants.
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José tiene 41 años, casado con Marcelina de 37 años, juntos tiene dos hijos, Eduardo de 18 años y carolina de 17 años. Juntos viven en la comunidad de Puerto Mayo del distrito de Pichari. Durante sus años de adolescencia, José se dedicó a la actividad agrícola, ayudando a sus padres en la siembra y cosecha, desde entonces se dedica a la agricultura y por tal no se arrepiente de ello, ya que le genera las ganancias que le ayudan a sostener a su familia. Cuando es tiempo de cultivo necesita de trabajadores para que agilicen el trabajo, del mismo sucede cuando se tiene que recoleccionar sus frutos, entre ellos el café y el cacao, productos que son vendidos en los Centros de Acopio de Pichari. Su plan a futuro es comprar terrenos para que siga incursionando en esta misma actividad, por ende, darle mayores satisfacciones. Este será su segundo crédito con MFP, por tanto espera el apoyo de todos ustedes para continuar con esta actividad. Con los 1.500 que solicita, lo invertirá para que los peones poden las plantas de cacao.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,820,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Jose to hire farm laborers that will help him prune his cacao plants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 8, 2011
Listed
Jul 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 20, 2012