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Rebeca
Rebeca is 53 years old and lives with Luis with whom she has five children, even though only the three young ones live with them. They live in their own house in a native community of the central jungle. Rebeca is a charismatic and hardworking woman. She is engaged to agriculture, she grows coffee and bananas in her two plots of land. "My husband and I work in all cultivations, so when we harvest we are happy for all", she says.

She has over 30 years in this business and has had to face problems such as staff shortages, climate, and diseases in her plantations. The most difficult thing she has to face is the transportation of her products, because her community is located far away from the city. However, she does it with effort. She likes working in the field because she finds freedom when she goes to her crops. She lives happy with her family. Her next plans are to expand her crops and improve her production. For now, she has set the cleaning of her coffee crops and the scattering of organic fertilizers.

This is her loan number 2 with MFP, that's why she takes responsibility about being punctual in the payment of her installments. Her communal bank is called "Los Productores Yaneshas" and she is happy to have responsible members. Rebeca will invest 2,000 soles in the purchase of several bags of organic fertilizers, to scatter them in her coffee and banana crops.
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Rebeca tiene 53 años convive con Luis con quien tiene 5 hijos, pero solo vive con 3 de ellos, los menores. Ellos viven en una casa propia en una comunidad nativa de la selva central. Rebeca es una mujer carismática y trabajadora. Se dedica a la agricultura, en sus 2 parcelas de terrenos siembra de café y plátanos.
“Mi esposo y yo trabajamos en todos los cultivos, por eso cuando cosechamos nos alegramos por todo”, menciona.
Lleva más de 30 años en esta actividad y ha tenido que afrontar problemas como la falta de personal, el clima, y las enfermedades de sus plantaciones.
Lo más difícil que tiene que afrontar es el traslado de sus productos, ya que su comunidad se ubica a gran distancia de la ciudad, aun así lo realiza con mucho esfuerzo.
Le agrada el trabajo en el campo, porque encuentra libertad cuando se dirige hacia sus cultivos. Vive contenta al lado de su familia.
Sus planes próximos son ampliar sus cultivos, y mejorar su producción. Por ahora tiene fijado realizar la limpieza de sus cultivos de café y esparcir fertilizantes orgánicos. Éste es su crédito número 2 con MFP, por eso se responsabiliza de ser puntual en el pago de las cuotas mensuales. Su banco comunal se llama “Los Productores Yaneshas” y está contenta de tener socios responsables.
Rebeca destinará los 2000 soles en la compra de varias bolsas de fertilizantes orgánicos, para esparcirlos en sus cultivos de café y plátanos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,917,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Rebeca to buy several bags of organic fertilizers, to scatter them in her coffee and banana crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 25, 2012
Listed
Oct 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 6, 2014