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Ernestina
Ernestina is 25 years old. She is both the mother and the father for her little boy Efraín, who is 8 years old. They live together in their own house, which she was able to buy with a great deal of effort during 5 years of hard work.

She is a farmer and grows coffee. She is very proud of her work and has been doing this for the last 11 years. She was taught by her parents. Also, on occasions, she works as a laborer for other farmers in order to obtain extra money so that her young son will not lack anything he needs. When it is time to harvest, she hires workers, since in this way she is able to finish the harvest quickly. Though it pains her to be away from her son in order to do her work, she has been able to obtain a better quality of life for them through her efforts.

This is her second loan with MFP, and she is very thankful for the support. She promises to be responsible and make her repayments on time. Likewise, in her communal bank, she is always punctual at the meetings and above all is very loyal.

With the 2,000 nuevos soles, she will buy coffee seedlings to grow on her land.
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Ernestina tiene 25 años, ella es padre y madre para su pequeño hijo Efraín, de 8 años. Juntos viven en su casa propia, la cual llegó a comprar con mucho esfuerzo durante 5 años de arduo trabajo.
Ella es agricultora, produce café, actividad de la que se siente muy orgullosa y la realiza desde hace 11 años, fue enseñada por sus padres. También, en ocasiones, trabaja como jornalera en otras parcelas para obtener un dinero extra y que no le falte nada a su pequeño hijo. Cuando llega la temporada de cosecha contrata peones, ya que de esa manera puede terminar de extraer rápido los granos de café. Sin embargo, le cuesta mucho dejar a su hijo para seguir con su labor, pero gracias a su esfuerzo puede obtener una mejor calidad de vida.

Este es su segundo crédito con MFP y se siente muy agradecida con el apoyo brindado, por lo que se compromete a ser responsable con sus cuotas de pago. Así también, en su banco comunal es una socia puntual en las reuniones y sobre todo solidaria.
Con el préstamo de 2,000 nuevos soles comprará injertos de café para cultivar en su terreno.

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 Ernestina to buy coffee seedlings to grow on her land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 31, 2012
Listed
Jun 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013