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Josefina
Josefina is 30 years old and lives with Jose, age 33. They have two children. Josefina and her family live in their own home in the District of Pichari. She remembers the afternoons in her youth when she watched her parents cultivate their farm land. Now she engages in the same activity. Josefina currently grows cacao and utilizes all of the techniques she learned from her parents. With the help from her children and husband, she is able to obtain a better harvest each season. In the future, Josefina plans to open a grocery store because her neighborhood does not have one. Starting this new business will give her a great advantage.


This is her second loan with MFP. Josefina recommits to being prompt with her payments. The loan of 2000 PEN that she requested will be used to hire workers to help with removing weeds from her cacao fields.

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Josefina de 30 años de edad, convive con jose de 33 años con quien tiene 2 hijos. Juntos habitan en su casa que es propia ubicada en el distrito de Pichari. Josefina, recuerda aquellas tardes de su juventud en las que observaba a sus padres en como se debe cultivar un terreno agrícola, y de ahí en adelante se dedicó a esta actividad. Actualmente cultiva cacao, en ella aplica todas las técnicas que sus padres le enseñaron y con el apoyo de sus hijos y el de su esposo cada temporada obtiene mejores cosechas. En el futuro ella tiene pensado abrir una tienda de abarrotes ya que por el barrio donde vive no una, y eso le daría mucha ventaja si emprende en este nuevo negocio. Este es su segundo crédito con MFP, por el que josefina reitera su compromiso en ser puntual en el pago de sus cuotas. Con los 2.000 nuevos soles que solicita, contratará peones para que le ayuden a quitar la maleza entre sus plantas de cacao.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,342,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Josefina to hire workers for removing weeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 22, 2011
Listed
Aug 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012