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Entusa
Entusa, age 60, is an unassuming and kindhearted woman. She lives with her husband, Julio, and they have nine children. Only her youngest child lives with her. She lives in her own house in Chacas.

She and her husband work the fields, which took years of great effort to manage to get. Her main products are corn, beans, barley, and peas. They fertilize, water, and weed them from the early morning hours until the last ray of sunshine. During each harvest, and with help from their children, they take the products to the city, where they sell them at a main market.

They also have pigs and sheep that they raise for their own consumption. They also have two cows that produce milk that they consume. That is how the keep up with their food needs. Her greatest wish is to continue planting; she likes it a lot. Therefore, she will get together more capital in order to continue planting in greater quantities.

She belongs to the Sumaq Sonqo communal bank, and this is their third loan with MFP. She appreciates the opportunity they have given her because she will be able to improve her business. She pledges to be punctual with her payments. She likes working with her communal bank where everyone is responsible and supportive.

She will use the requested money to buy natural fertilizers to spread among her corn plants.
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Entusa tiene 60 años, es una mujer sencilla y bondadosa. Vive en compañía de Julio, su esposo, con el que tiene nueve hijos, de los cuales sólo viven con Antonia, la menor. Su casa es propia y está ubicada en la localidad de Chacas.
Junto a su esposo trabajan las tierras que durante años de esfuerzo lograron adquirir. Sus principales productos son: maíz, habas, cebada y alverja. Los que fertilizan, riegan y extraen la maleza desde las primeras horas del día, hasta el último rayo del sol. En cada cosecha y con el apoyo de sus hijos, trasladan los productos a la ciudad, donde los comercializan en el mercado principal. Asimismo, posee cerdos y ovejas, que alimenta para su propio consumo, además de las dos vacas que posee que producen la leche que consume, así sostiene su alimentación. Su mayor deseo es seguir sembrando, le gusta mucho, por ello juntará más capital para seguir sembrando en más cantidad.

Ella pertenece al grupo solidario “Sumaq Sonqo” y este es su tercer crédito con MFP. Agradece la oportunidad que le brindan, ya que podrá mejorar su negocio. Por ello, promete ser puntual con el pago de sus cuotas, pues le gusta trabajar en su asociación, donde todos son personas responsables y solidarias.
Entusa invertirá el dinero solicitado en la compra de fertilizantes naturales para esparcir entre sus sembríos de maíz.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 112
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  • $56,814,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Entusa to buy natural fertilizers to spread among her corn plants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
May 16, 2012
Listed
Jun 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013