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Alfonsa
Alfonsa is a patient 64-year-old woman with a very cozy home made of good materials. She lives with her husband and their 5 children. Alfonsa most enjoys tilling the soil and growing cocoa plants, which is a business she knows well. Every day of the week, especially in the mornings after preparing breakfast, she goes to the fields. She has around 30 years experience marketing the cocoa fruits to the collection centers in her area of Palmapampa. This work is done with the help of her husband and children, who strive to succeed. Alfonsa is happy with what she does, and thanks her parents for teaching her the work that provides her financial support.

Alfonsa wants to fix the front of her house, so that her family can be more comfortable. This will be her 7th loan with MFP and her duty is to continue to be very responsible client, and she would like to continue to take out subsequent loans. She gets on very well with her loan partners and she has a lot of respect for them.

With the 2,000 soles, Alfonsa will buy materials such as cement, paint, etc so that she can fix her home.
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Alfonsa es una mujer con mucha paciencia, a sus 64 años, tiene su casa muy acogedora de material noble. En ella vive con su esposo y sus 05 hijos. Lo que más le gusta hacer a la señora Alfonsa es labrar la tierra para después cultivar plantas de cacao cuya actividad que sabe hacerlo bien. Todos los días de la semana sobre todo por las mañanas después de preparar el desayuno se dirige a sus campos de cultivo. Lleva aproximadamente 30 años de comercializar los frutos de cacao a los centros de acopio de su localidad de Palmapampa, éste trabajo lo hace con la ayuda de su esposo y de sus hijos quienes se esmeran por salir adelante. Ella se siente contenta con lo que hace, agradece a sus padres por haberle enseñado ya que ahora es su soporte económico. Por otra parte quiere arreglar la fachada de su vivienda, de esa forma pueda sentirse mas cómoda. Este será su crédito número 07 con MFP y su deber es seguir siendo un cliente muy responsable, ya que le gustaría seguir contando con posteriores créditos. Asimismo se siente muy bien con sus compañeras de crédito al que les tiene mucha estima.
Con los 2,000 nuevos soles, comprará materiales como: cemento, pintura, etc. Y así poder arreglar su casa.

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About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,116,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Alfonsa to purchase cement and paint to fix the front of her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2012
Listed
Feb 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012