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Felix is 50 years old and he is married to Herlinda, 50 years old. As a fruit of their love they have 2 children, both of whom attend school. They work together in their own house. Felix is a very hardworking and active man. He is dedicated to the cultivation of cocoa and coffee. Every morning he starts his day very early to set out to his farm land. He has been working for 30 years and he is an expert of the arduous work that he carries out. During the harvest season Felix hires farm hands to help him complete the task. What he work enjoys about his work is planting seeds together with his family. They give him the strength and desire to move forward. He considers the most difficult part of his work to be battling against insect plagues that damage the cultivation. But despite that, he still plans on expanding his cocoa and coffee plantation. This is the most profitable way for him to be able to cover his children's schooling expenses. This is his seventh loan with MFP (Kiva Field Partner). He knows that his influx will be of great help in the progress of his business. He participates in every meeting held by his communal bank. With the 2,500 nuevos soles which he requests he will be able to sow more cocoa and coffee. He will need to buy seed and to hire farm hands.
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Félix tiene 50 años, esta casado con Herlinda de 50 años, fruto de ese amor tienen 02 hijos, quienes son estudiantes. Juntos habitan en su casa propia. Félix, es un hombre muy trabajador y activo, se dedica al cultivo de cacao y café. Es así que cada mañana se levanta muy temprano para ir a sus campos de cultivo, viene trabajando hace 30 años y es conocedor del arduo trabajo que realiza. Félix en los tiempos de cosecha busca ayuda de peones para realizar este trabajo. Lo que más le gusta de su trabajo es sembrar junto a su familia quienes le dan aliento y ganas para seguir adelante y considera que lo mas difícil es combatir la plaga de insectos que dañan sus cultivos, pero aún así piensa ampliar la siembra de cacao y café, porque es la manera más rentable con la que puede solventar los estudios de sus hijos. Este es su séptimo crédito con MFP, sabe que este aporte le será de mucha utilidad en el progreso de su trabajo. En su banco comunal es participe en todas las reuniones que se realiza. Con los 2,500 soles que solicita, podrá sembrar más cacao y café, para ello necesitará comprar semillas y contratar peones.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 102
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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 $925 helped Felix to purchase cocoa and coffee seeds, and to hire farm hands.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2012