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Adripina is 56 years old and she lives with her common-law husband Alejo, with whom she has 1 child. They live in a house of their own located in the community of Teresa in the district of Pichari. Adripina is perseverant and hardworking but when she was young her parents asked her to only attend to her studies. With the passage of time she noticed the lack of financial resources and this pushed her to make a decision to have her own business. Since then she has had a grocery store. She has been in business for 4 years and to date it has done very well. Additionally, she also cultivates cocoa but in small plots of land. Generally she works alone but at times she receives help from her husband who takes charge of selling the harvest in the central market of their community. IN the future she hopes to purchase farm land where to cultivate different products and in large quantities. This is her second loan with MFP (Kiva Field Partner) and Adripina is once again committed to making her payments. Adripina is happy with the members of her communal group because they are punctual. With the 2000 soles that she requests will purchase various products to supply her store.
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Adripina tiene 56 años, convive con Alejo con quien tiene 1 hijo, ellos viven en su casa propia ubicada en la comunidad Teresa del distrito D. Pichari. Perseverante y trabajadora, así es Adripina, pero cuando era niña sus padres la obligaron que solo se dedicase a los estudios. Con el pasar del tiempo se dio cuenta que las carencias económica la empujaron a determinar y tener su propio negocio, desD. entonces posee una tienda D. abarrotes, actividad que lo viene realizando durante 4 años, y hasta el momento le está yendo muy bien. Paralelo a ello, cultiva cacao, pero en pequeñas escalas D. terreno. Generalmente trabaja sola, pero en ocasiones recibe la ayuda D. su esposo, quien se encarga D. vender lo cosechado en el local central D. su comunidad. En el futuro espera comprar terrenos para cultivar diferentes productos y en grandes extensiones. Este es su segundo crédito con MFP por lo que Adripina una vez más se compromete en pagar sus cuotas. Adripina está contenta con los integrantes D. su banco comunal porque todos son puntuales. Con los 2000 soles que solicita, comprará variados productos para implementar su tienda.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Adripina to purchase products to supply her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 22, 2011
Aug 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012