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Omar
Omar is a very hard-working and decisive man. His partner is Cristina, who also works in agriculture, and they have a 14-year-old son.

His work is farming, and for this he has a a seven-hectare piece of land that he bought three years ago. He has four hectares of papaya and one of yuca. He works with the help of two laborers, who handle the maintenance and harvest work. He likes his work, as it generates income for supporting and paying for his household expenses,

He says that he chose this work because of the need to have an occupation that will generate the resources necessary to live, as he does not have any schooling. Currently he has plans to continue with the work; to expand the size of the area cultivated, and to plant another type of crop with greater output that will help him increase his income.

This is his fifth loan with the MFP institution, and he feels grateful to have a line of credit for moving forward with his work.

Therefore he promises to make his instalment payments, in order to have a good credit record. In addition, he says that he feels at ease with his communal bank, as he considers the members to be responsible people.

With the amount of 3000 nuevos soles applied for, he will buy papaya seeds, yuca stakes and fertilizers, and hire laborers to help him carry out all the work needed to undertake a new planting.
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Omar es un hombre muy trabajador y decidido. Su pareja es Cristina, quien también se dedica a la agricultura, y tienen un hijo de 14 años.
Su actividad es la agricultura, para eso cuenta con un terreno de siete hectáreas de extensión que compró hace 3 años. Tiene cuatro hectáreas de papaya y una de yuca, trabaja con la ayudad de dos obreros, quienes se encargan de la labores de mantenimiento y cosecha. Le gusta su actividad, ya que le genera un ingreso económico para mantener y solventar sus gastos del hogar. Comenta que escogió este trabajo por la necesidad de tener un oficio que le genere los recursos necesarios para vivir, ya que no tiene ninguna formación académica. En la actualidad tiene planes de seguir con su labor y ampliar la extensión de su área de siembra y plantar otro tipo de cultivo de mayor producción que le ayuden a incrementar sus ingresos.

Este es su préstamo número 5 con la institución MFP y se siente agradecido de contar con una línea de crédito para avanzar con su actividad. Por tanto, se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas para tener un buen record crediticio. Además, comenta sentirse a gusto con su banco comunal, pues considera que sus integrantes son personas responsables.
Con el monto solicitado de 3000 nuevos soles, comprará semilla de papaya, estacas de yuca, fertilizantes y contratará personal que le ayuden a realizar todas las labores que requiere para establecer una nueva campaña de siembra.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 89
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  • $56,011,725
    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 Omar to buy papaya seeds, yuca stakes, fertilizers, and hire labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 27, 2012
Listed
Sep 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013