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Crisanta
Crisanta, is 62 years old and a hardworking woman. She lives with Alejandro, her husband of 45 years. They both have 8 children, but only live with 3 of them: Maycol, Rosy and Yandery. They care for them in their own home, located in the community next to Hualahoyo. Many years ago, she worked in agriculture, and there she learned to work and not give up. She was always independent, since her husband worked in a mine and would come home every two weeks. After time she finished raising her children and concentrated on getting her own business. That is why 4 years ago she opened her own food store where she sells meat, vegetables, milk and other products. She is very well known in her neighborhood. With her husband's retirement, they started to work in the business of sweaters. They bought the machines to knit with and began working in that business The make an average of 3 sweaters a day and they constantly get orders from customers in other cities. Now she is calm, because in her old age she has a financial income she can live on, while continuing to raise her animals. She has good quality guinea pigs and hens which she eats and sells when she needs to. She belongs to the “Nueva Esperanza” support group and this is her second loan with MFP. She hopes for a small loan to be able to meet her goals. She also promises to make her payments as she dis with the previous loan. She also likes being a part of the association because all of the members are responsible and supportive. If Crisanta gets your support, she will invest the money she has asked for in buying basic necessity products to stock her store.
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Crisanta, de 62 años es una mujer trabajadora. Vive en compañía de Alejandro, su esposo desde hace 45 años. Ambos tienen 8 hijos, pero solo viven con 3 de ellos: Maycol, Rosy y Yandery; a los que cuida en su casa propia, ubicada en el anexo de Hualahoyo. Hace muchos años, ella se dedicaba a la agricultura, de ahí aprendió a trabajar y no rendirse, siempre fue independiente, pues su esposo trabajaba en una mina y llegaba a casa después de 15 días. Con el tiempo dejó de mantener a sus hijos y se centró en obtener un negocio propio, fue así que hace 4 años abrió su tienda de comestibles, donde vende carne, verduras, leche y demás productos, es muy conocida en su barrio. Además con la jubilación de su esposo, comenzaron a dedicarse al negocio de chompas, compraron las máquinas para que puedan tejer y emprendieron ese negocio. Al día tejen un promedio de 3 chompas, reciben constantemente pedidos de clientes de otras ciudades. Ahora ella se siente tranquila, pues en su vejes, tiene un ingreso económico del que vivir, sin dejar de criar sus animales, cuenta con cuyes, gallinas de buena calidad de las que consume y vende cuando tiene alguna necesidad. Ella pertenece al grupo solidario “nueva esperanza” y este es el segundo crédito con MFP, por tanto espera de un pequeño préstamo para que pueda cumplir con sus objetivos. Por otro lado promete cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas, como en anterior crédito que tuvo. Además le agrada ser parte de su asociación porque todos sus integrantes son personas responsables y solidarias. Crisanta de recibir su apoyo; invertirá el dinero solicitado en la compra de productos de primera necesidad para surtir su tienda.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Crisanta to buy basic necessity products to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 25, 2012
Listed
Feb 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 16, 2012