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Felipe
Felipe is 82, married, and lives with his wife in a village full of vegetation and beautiful landscape. For the past five years, he has grown avocados at his home. He already had a lot of land and saw that his grown children were able to make a profit at it. He decided to start his own farming business.

He is requesting a loan to purchase avocado plants, fertilizers, and insecticides to better grow his avocados. He says that he has already had various harvests. His sons help him sell the avocados for a good price in a village with a central market.
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Felipe tiene 82 años es casado y vive solo con su esposa en una población llena de vegetación, donde tienen unos paisajes hermosos, el se dedica desde hace 5 años a cultivar aguacate en su casa ya que tiene un terreno muy amplio y veía a sus hijos que si le dejaba ganancias y después el decidió iniciar su propio negocio de cultivo. El está pidiendo un crédito para la compra de plantas de aguacate, abonos, fertilizantes e insecticidas para el cultivo de sus aguacates. Dice que ya ha tenido varias cosechas las cuales sus hijos le ayudan a vender en una población donde hay una central de abastos donde los venden a muy buen precio.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 8
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,125,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Felipe purchase avocado plants, fertilizers, and insecticides to help him in the cultivation and sale of avocado.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 10, 2011
Listed
Nov 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2012