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Antonio
Antonio, 60, is widowed but has six children. He only lives with one of them in his house, located in the district of Pichari. Antonio is a hard worker, and has been growing cocoa for 40 years. He says that anything can be achieved in life with effort and dedication. He has had his downfalls but has been able to get over them and learn something from them.

He is now taking care of his daughter. She is going to school, so he needs to keep working to pay for her education. Right now, he is on holiday, so he has more time to spend with her. They work together in the farm. Antonio is proud to have achieved almost everything he set to do in life. By making a lot of sacrifices, he was able to educate his other children.

Besides farming, he runs a grocery store which has been generating a good amount of income. This will be his second loan with MFP, so he commits to meet his installment payments on time. He will invest the 1000 nuevos soles in his daughter's education.
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Antonio tiene 60 años, es viudo pero tiene 6 hijos, de las cuales vive solo con una de sus hijas menores en su casa propia ubicada en el distrito de Pichari. Antonio es un hombre trabajador, se dedica al cultivo de cacao desde hace 40 años. Nos comenta que con esfuerzo y dedicación, todo se puede lograr en esta vida; algunas veces tuvo caídas de las cuales supo superarse y aprender de ello. Ahora tiene una hija por quien tiene una responsabilidad, pues esta en etapa escolar y por ello es que debe seguir trabajando para ayudarla con su esducación. Por ahora se encuentra de vacaciones, por lo que tiene más tiempo con ella, trabajndo juntos en el campo. Antonio está orgulloso por haber logrado casi todo lo anhelado en la vida, ya que a costa de muchos sacrificios a sabido educar a sus demás hijos. Antonio aparte de dedicarse a la agricultura tiene una tienda de abarrotes que le viene generando buenos ingresos. Este será su segundo credito con MFP, por lo que se compromete en cancelar puntualmente el pago de sus cuotas. Con los 1,000 nuevos soles invertirá en los gasto de estudio de su hija.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,923,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Antonio to pay for his daughter's education.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 23, 2011
Listed
Jan 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 16, 2012