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Lucio
Lucio, who is 26 years old, is a hard-working man who is dedicated to his farm-work. He lives with his wife, Lisbith, who also makes her living in agriculture. Together they have one 5-year old daughter, who is their greatest joy and for whom they work to get ahead. The family is comfortably installed in their own home.
Lucio's business is agriculture. He has 20 hectares of his own land. He plants cacao, which is the preferred alternative to coco leaves, in 3 of the hectares. In addition, he has banana and corn crops, which he plants for his family's consumption. And he raises fowl, like chickens and ducks.
It has taken Lucio more than 10 years to get settled in and take over in this line of work. He currently has the help of family members and day laborers.
Lucio feels that his business is profitable because of the demand for his produce and because he earns good money. He likes his work because he likes to be in the fields and to be close to nature and the tranquility of the countryside, where he feels very happy. In addition, his fields give him what he needs to live comfortably and to educate his daughter, which is his greatest source of pride. And which is why he has a great desire to progress. He wants to improve his farming technology by purchasing a tractor. This is his 2nd loan with MFP, and as such he is counting on their collaboration to continue meeting his goals. He also says that he feels happy with his communal bank; he feels that the members are excellent people.
Lucio will invest all of the requested sum of 1500 nuevos soles ($600 USD), in the purchase of a large quantity of cacao fertilizer to improve the quality of his crop.
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Lucio, de 26 años de edad, es una hombre trabajador y dedicado a su labor en le campo. Es conviviente con Lisbith que también se dedica a la agricultura, fruto de esa feliz unión tienen 01 hija de 5 años de edad que es su mayor alegría y se esfuerza en salir adelante, y están cómodamente instalados en su propia casa.
La actividad que realiza Lucio es la agricultura, para eso tiene su terreno propio de 20 hectáreas de extensión, en donde tiene 03 hectáreas de sombríos de cacao, siendo un cultivo alternativo a la hoja de coca, además de tener cultivos de plátanos, maíz, estos últimos para el consumo de su hogar, como también cría aves de de corral como gallinas y patos.
Lleva es esta actividad más de 10 años para instalarse y posesionarse en los campos de cultivo, contando en la actualidad con la ayuda de familiares en las jornada trabajada.
Considera rentable su negocio por la demanda del producto y las buenas ganancias que le deja. Le gusta su actividad al poder estar en el campo, tener contacto con la naturaleza y la tranquilad del campo, donde se siente muy a gusto, además que le brinda lo necesario para vivir cómodamente, y para educar a su hija, que es su mayor orgullo, por eso se siente con muchas ganas de progresar y mejorando sus técnicas de cultivo comprando un tractor agrícola. Este es el préstamo número 02 con la institución MFP, por tanto cuenta con su colaboración, para continuar con sus objetivos. Por otro lado dice sentirse a gusto con su banco comunal pues considera a sus miembros ser excelentes personas.
Con el monto solicitado de 1500 nuevos soles, los invertirá en su totalidad en la compra de abono para cacao en mayor volumen para mejorar la calidad de sus cultivos.

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