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Felicitas
Felicitas is 46 years old and a widow. She lives with her five children on the banks of the Apurimac river in the community of Puerto Mayo located in the Pichari district. Felicitas is a working woman who, due to the random chance of life, lost her husband. Since then she has had to work hard with the hope that one day her children will be professionals.

She has a cacao plot in the community of Puerto Mayo that she acquired together with her husband. With the help of her children, she increased the cacao crop so that today it is quite profitable. As such her hope for the future is to acquire another plot of land in the Pichari district to continue planting cacao and therefore increase her production. This is her second loan and she is committed to being punctual with her payments. Felicitas is enthusiastic about continuing to participate in her community bank because they are all collaborators.

She will invest the 1,500 nuevos soles she has requested into hiring farm laborers to prune her cacao fields.
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Felicitas tiene 46 años, es viuda y vive con 5 hijos en la rivera del río Apurimac, en la comunidad de puerto mayo del distrito de Pichari. Felicitas es una mujer trabajadora, que por asares de la vida perdió a su esposo. Desde entonces tuvo que trabajar arduamente con el deseo de que algún día sus hijos sean profesionales.
Ella tiene una parcela de cacao en la comunidad de puerto mayo que juntamente con su esposo adquirieron, pues fue ella que con el apoyo de sus hijos incrementó más cultivos de cacao en el que hoy le es muy rentable. Por tanto para el futuro desea adquirir un terreno en el distrito de Pichari para continuar con las plantaciones de cacao, y así aumentar su producción. Este es su segundo crédito por el que ella se compromete a ser puntual en el pago de sus cuotas. Felicitas esta entusiasmada en continuar en su banco comunal por que todos son colaboradores.
Con los 1.500 que solicita, lo invertirá para contratar peones para que se encarguen de podar sus plantaciones de cacao.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,923,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Felicitas to hire farm laborers to prune her cacao fields.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 16, 2011
Listed
Jul 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2012