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Jorge
Jorge is 35 years old, and he's a hard working man. His wife is Lidia, and they have two children: Lori and Nordi. This family has their own home that Jorge and other families built.

He works in agriculture which he's been doing for 8 years and that he says is going well. Through his efforts, he's been about to buys fields where he grows potatoes, beans, and peas, working alongside his wife. "While I am in the field, my wife brings lunch and then works with me," he says. Additionally he has a small grocery and convenience store in his house. His kids, after coming home from school, are in charge of the store while they do their homework at the same time. His goals are clear: improve production, expand his fields, and get a better income for his family.

He belongs to the communal bank "Punray avanzado," and this is his 10th loan with MFP. He is thankful for the trust he's received over these years of work, and he has that he likes participating in the group meetings because the members are joyful and team-minded.

Jorge will start a larger harvest this year, and he will invest the money into the purchase of 10 sacks of potato seed and fertilizer for his crops.
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Jorge tiene 35 años, es un hombre muy trabajador. Su esposa es Lidia, con quien tiene dos hijos: Lori y Nordi. Esta familia tiene su casa propia, que Jorge y otros familiares construyeron.
Su principal actividad es la agricultura, lleva como 8 años en estas labores y menciona que le va bien. Con su esfuerzo logró comprar terrenos donde produce papas, habas y arvejas, trabajando a lado de su esposa; “mientras estoy en el campo, mi esposa trae el almuerzo y después trabaja conmigo”, menciona. Además posee una pequeña tienda de abarrotes y productos de primera necesidad en su vivienda. Sus hijos, al llegar de sus centros de estudios, se encargan de atenderla mientras realizan sus tareas de la escuela. Sus metas son claras; mejorar su producción y ampliar sus terrenos y así obtener mayores ingresos para su familia.

Él pertenece al banco comunal “Punray avanzado” y este es su décimo crédito con MFP. Agradece la confianza por todos estos años de trabajo y menciona que le agrada participar en las reuniones de su grupo, porque sus socios son alegres y solidarios.
Jorge iniciará la campaña de siembra más grande del año, por eso invertirá el dinero en la compra de 10 sacos de semillas de papa y fertilizantes para sus cultivos.

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