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Esteban
Esteban, who is 58, is a hard-working man. He lives with his nieces and his parents in the house where he was born. He has dedicated a great part of his life to working and caring for his parents, who are elderly. His main income for approximately 45 years has come from caring for bees that produce honey. He has an average of 18 hives of honeycombs, which he cares for daily. "It depends a lot on the space and the quality of attention so that they produce good honey," he comments. All these years of experience helped him to improve his beekeeping techniques. For this reason he has many customers to whom he sells the honey he produces. "The main sales are n the city of Huancayo," he confirms. Now he wants to improve the quality of the honey, and for this he is thinking of buying quality queen bees to achieve his objectives.

He belongs to the communal bank "San Miguel de Huallhua," and this is his 8th loan with MFP. During this time he was able to obtain many benefits, and for that he is grateful for the support of his group, where the people are responsible and united. For this reason, he promises to be punctual in his payments. Esteban will invest the money in the purchase of frames, wax, and ties for beekeeping.
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Esteban, de 58 años, es un hombre trabajador. Vive en compañía de sus sobrinas y padres, en la casa donde nació. Gran parte de su vida la dedicó al trabajo y cuidado de sus padres los cuales son ancianos todavía. Su principal ingreso económico por 45 años aproximadamente, se centra en el cuidado de abejas de las cuales extrae miel, tiene un promedio de 18 cajones de panal, las cuales cuida diariamente, “depende mucho del espacio y la calidad de atención para que produzcan una buena miel”, comenta. Todos estos años de experiencia le ayudaron a mejorar las técnicas de apicultura, por esa razón tiene muchos clientes a quienes vende la miel que produce, “las principales ventas son en la ciudad de Huancayo”, afirma. Ahora desea mejorar la calidad de miel, por lo que está pensando comprar abejas reinas de calidad para lograr su objetivo. Él pertenece al banco comunal “san miguel de huallhua” y este es el crédito número 8 con MFP, durante este tiempo pudo obtener muchos benéficos, por ello agradece el apoyo de su asociación, donde las personas son responsables y solidarias, por esa razón promete ser puntual en sus pagos. Esteban, invertirá el dinero en la compra de bastidores, ceras y ligas para la crianza de abejas.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Esteban to buy frames, wax, and ties for beekeeping.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2012
Listed
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013