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Elisabeth
Elisaeth is 22 years old, her partner is named Elvis whom she has a 5 year old child with. They live together in a house they recently built with grand effort. She had her kid when she was 17 and since then her life has changed, she began working in agriculture thanks to some land they received from the community. From these 3 plots of land they produce coffee and annatto. " I just started to harvest coffee which is why I only produced 8 sacks, but next year I will produce 15." she states. In regards to the annatto, this year she harvested 500 Kilograms and each Kilograms is sold for around 5-7 soles. Because she is able to sell them immediately, it is beneficial to have both crops. She would like to obtain more land, she is conscious that her products sell well and will continue to work in order to achieve her goals.

This is her 3rd loan with MFP and she gives her word to be punctual with her payments. She goes even further to state that she will be an active and responsible member of her communal bank, " Flor de Almendra" (Almond Flower).
Elisabeth will set aside 2000 nuevos soles towards the purchase of fertilizer, the rest will be utilized to purchase tools (machetes) and to pay for the cleansing of her crops.
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Elisabeth tiene 22 años, su pareja es Elvis, con quien tiene un hijo de 5 años. Ellos viven en la casa que construyeron hace poco con mucho esfuerzo.
A los 17 años tuvo a su hijo y desde entonces su vida cambio, empezó a dedicarse a la agricultura gracias a los terrenos que su pareja y ella obtuvieron de la comunidad. En esos terrenos produce café y achiote, exactamente son tres parcelas las que posee. “Este año recién empecé a cosechar café, por eso solo saqué ocho sacos, pero el próximo año cosecharé como 15, menciona. En cuanto al achiote, este año cosechó como 500 kilos, cada kilo lo ofrece de 5 a 7 soles, por eso le conviene cultivar ambos productos, porque su venta es inmediata. Ella quiere aumentar sus terrenos, porque es consciente que sus productos se venden bien, continuará trabajando para obtener sus propósitos.

Este es su tercer crédito con MFP y da su palabra de se puntual en el pago de las cuotas. Además dice que será activa y responsable dentro de su banco comunal “Flor de Almendra”.
Elisabeth destinará 2000 nuevos soles en la compra de bolsas de fertilizantes, lo restante será para comprar herramientas (machetes) y para pagar la limpieza de sus cultivos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Elisabeth to purchase bags of fertilizer, machetes, and to pay off the cleansing of her crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2012
Listed
Aug 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 23, 2014