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Juan
Juan, 41 years old, is unmarried and a hard worker. He lives with his sister Elisa, aged 49, and his mom Lucia, aged 87 years old. The family lives together in their own house, located in the hamlet of Ricrican.

Juan's days are focused on caring for his family and working hard, especially as his mom, being elderly, needs a lot of attention. Juan's crops are tubers of the potato and oyuco varieties; also beans. He has been growing his crops for 21 years, and they are grown with care and attention. It is said is that he is one of the best farmers in the area. Juan's secret is the tenacity, responsibility and dedication that he brings to his crops. At each harvest the same purchasers visit his farm land to buy his crops intact, despite him being in one of the most remote areas of the town.

Now this successful man wants to make inroads into tailoring, by opening a workshop in his home where he will be able to provide a service making and repairing clothing for the people of his town, who often ask for his help.

He belongs to the communal bank "Mirando a un Futuro Mejor" ("Looking for a Better Future"), and this is his seventh loan through MFP. He appreciates the constant support he receives from the communal bank, which motivates him on a daily basis to move ahead in life. On receiving the support, Juan will invest the requested money to buy bags of natural fertilizers which he will spread during the next planting.
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Juan, de 41 años de edad, es un hombre soltero y trabajador, que vive en compañía de su hermana, Elisa de 49 años y su mamita Lucia, de 87 años de edad. En unión familiar ellos viven en su casa propia ubicada en el caserío de Ricrican. Sus días se centran en el cuidado de su familia y el trabajo duro, en especial de su mamita que por ser anciana, requiere de mucha atención. La siembra de tubérculos en su variedad de papa y oyuco; asimismo habas, son los cultivos de Juan, los que hace 21 años, viene sembrando con esmero y ahínco. Pues según mencionan, es uno de los mejores agricultores de la zona. El secreto de Juan, es la tenacidad, responsabilidad y dedicación; que le brinda a sus sembríos. Por ello, en cada cosecha los mismos intermediarios, visitan sus terrenos agrícolas para comprar sus cultivos íntegros, a pesar de ser una de las zonas más alejadas de la localidad. Ahora esté exitoso hombre desea incursionar en la costura, abriendo un taller en su casa, donde podrá brindar el servicio de confección y refacción de prendas de vestir a los pobladores de su localidad, que le piden ayuda con frecuencia. Él pertenecen al banco comunal “Mirando a un futuro mejor” y este es el séptimo crédito con MFP, donde agradece el apoyo constante que recibe de parte su banco comunal, lo que le motiva a salir adelante cada día. Juan de recibir su apoyo; invertirá el dinero solicitado en la compra de varios sacos de fertilizantes naturales los cuales esparcirá en su próxima siembra.

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