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Agustina
Agustina is 33 years old and she is married to Javier, 33 years old. The fruit of their relationship is their 2 children. They live together in a house of their own located in the community of Teresa in the district of Pichari. Her only objective is "to move forward". Since she was very young she had to work very much to help her parents with the family expenses. She sold products that her parents harvested and she earned her first wages. Today she has a plot of farm land where she plants cocoa. She is thankful to her parents for their support and for the knowledge they shared with her. She is not satisfied so she aspires to acquire another plot of farm land to be able to extend her cocoa plantation. She currently enjoys the support of her beloved husband and that of her children. She starts her days very early in the morning to go to the fields and to take care of the cocoa plants. Agustina is proud of the businesses she has. She enjoys seeing her parcel of land when it's clean and free of insect plagues. This is how she ensures a good yield. This is her first loan with MFP (Kiva Field Partner) and she hopes to have the support of each one of you. She is very happy with her communal bank because her colleagues are hardworking and accomplished. With the 1500 soles she requests she will purchase sacks of organic fertilizers to fertilize her farm land.
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Agustina tiene 33 años de edad, casada con Javier de 33 años, y fruto de esta relación tienen 2 hijos. Juntos habitan en su casa propia ubicada en la comunidad Teresa del distrito de Pichari. Su único objetivo es el de: “salir adelante “, desde muy joven tuvo que trabajar mucho para ayudar a sus padres en el gasto familiar. Vendía productos que cosechaban sus padres y ganaba sus primeras propinas; hoy tiene su propio terreno de cultivo, en donde siembra cacao, por tanto agradece a sus padres por el apoyo y las enseñanzas que le dieron. No contenta con ello, aspira en adquirir otro terreno agrícola para poder extender la siembra de cacao. En la actualidad cuenta con el apoyo de su querido esposo y el de sus hijos, se levanta muy temprano para ir a sus campos y cuidar de las pantas de cacao. Agustina está orgullosa por la actividad al que se dedica, pues le da gusto ver su parcela limpia y libre de plaga de insectos, así se asegura que tendrá una buena producción. Este es su primer crédito con MFP, por lo espera el apoyo de cada uno de ustedes. Por otro lado está contenta con su banco comunal porque sus compañeros son trabajadores y cumplidos. Con los 1500 soles que solicita, comprará sacos de abono orgánico para fertilizar sus tierras.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 116
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  • $56,814,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Agustina to purchase sacks of organic fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 22, 2011
Listed
Aug 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012