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Gregorio
Gregorio is 55 years old, and he's married to Juana with whom he has two children: Frateli and Abdias. They live in a house the Gregorio built with a lot of hard work. For more than 30 years he's worked in agricultre thanks to the good soil he has where he lives. In these years he's learned to grow potatoes, peas, and corn, as he says, with skill. "The work is tiring. In the morning I have to do the cleaning and protect the crops against insects," he says. Now he has 10 plots of land that he acquired bit by bit thanks to his hard work. Additionally he works as a mason in some construction projects, which brings in extra money for his family. Gregorio is excited; he knows that the harvest in this month will be good and big because of the rainy season that they've had. He plans to plans peas and potatoes.

He belongs to the communal back "Punray avanzado," and this is his 10th loan with MFP. Furthermore he likes working with the group and for the support of his progress. Gregorio will plant peas and to the that he will invest the 800 soles into the purchase of a bag of seeds.
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Gregorio tiene 55 años, está casado con Juana, con quien tiene dos hijos: Frateli y Abdias. Ellos viven en la casa que Gregorio construyó con mucho esfuerzo.
Hace más de 30 años que él se dedica a la agricultura, aprovechando los buenos suelos que tiene su localidad. En todos estos años aprendió a sembrar papa, arveja y maíz, y según comenta, lo hace con destreza. “El trabajo es cansado, desde la mañana tengo que hacer la limpieza y cuidar cultivos de los insectos”, dice. Ahora cuenta con 10 parcelas de terrenos que adquirió poco a poco gracias a su trabajo. Además trabaja con albañil en algunas construcciones, así apoya con ingresos extras a su familia. Gregorio está emocionado, sabe que las siembras de este mes serán buenas y grandes por la temporada de lluvia que se acerca. Tiene planeado sembrar arvejas y papas.

Él pertenece al banco comunal “Punray avanzando” y este es su crédito número 10 con MFP. Además se siente a gusto trabajando con su grupo y por el apoyo para su progreso.
Gregorio sembrará arvejas, por ello invertirá los 800 soles en la compra de una bolsa de semillas.

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