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Maria
María is 53 years old. She is a hard working woman. She is married to Juan with whom she has four children of whom only two are in her care: Estefany and Jovana. The house where they live has been rented for three years.

For six years she has been dedicated to farming and livestock. In her own farm land she plants potato, maize and lima bean which she fertilizes, takes care of and harvests with a lot of care since she knows that she will reap the reward when she sells in the city market. She herself transports the products to sell them, "I have to make the sale and negotiate a higher price, she comments. Additionally, she raises animals (pigs and sheep which she fattens to then sell their meat. Thanks to this activity, she makes stable income to support the family expenses.

This is her third loan with MFP and during all of this time, she has managed to advance her business and acquire earnings for the future of her children. For this reason, she promises to be punctual with her payments since she is thankful to be part of her group. Maria will invest the money from this loan in the purchase of natural fertilizers for her next planting.
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María tiene 53 años, es una mujer luchadora, está casada con Juan, con quien tiene cuatro hijos, de los cuales, ahora sólo dos están a su cargo: Estefany y Jovana. La casa donde viven la alquilan desde hace 3 años.
Hace 6 que se dedica a la agricultura y a la ganadería. En sus propios terrenos agrícolas siembra papa, maíz y habas, las cuales fertilizan, cuida y cosecha con mucho esmero, pues sabe que obtendrá la recompensa durante la venta en el mercado de la ciudad. Cuenta que ella misma traslada los productos para negociarlos, “tengo que aprovechar la venta y negociar a un mayor precio”, comenta. Asimismo, cría animales (cerdos y ovejas), los cuales engorda para luego vender su carne. Gracias a esta actividad obtiene ingresos estables para mantener los gastos familiares.

Este es su tercer crédito con MFP y durante todo este tiempo logró avanzar en su negocio y adquirir ganancias para el futuro de sus hijos. Por esa razón, promete ser puntual en sus cuotas, pues le agrada ser parte de su grupo.
María invertirá el dinero de este préstamo en la compra de fertilizantes naturales para su próxima siembra.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 113
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  • $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 Maria to buy natural fertilizers for her next planting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 31, 2012
Listed
Sep 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013