Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Victoria
Victoria, aged 57, is a simple woman. She lives with her ​​husband Demetrio, with whom she has eight children, but she only lives with two of them: Frank and Rusbel, who she looks after in the house she bought 8 years ago.

More than 3 hours away, Victoria has plots of land. She is away from home for several days at a time in order to care for her farmland, to add nutrients, turn the soil, and irrigate them to get a good harvest. She says that since she was very young, she has been learning all the skills necessary to become one of the best farmers. Together with her husband, they sow potatoes of all different varieties. In addition, they grow maize, green peas, and lupin (a type of bean with curative powers).

During her 30 years of experience, she took great care of all the potential customers, and for that reason, each harvest already has fixed buyers. Now she expects to succeed in her new business of buying and selling cattle. This is her fifth loan with MFP, so she feels secure and stable in her business, and she receives financial support from her association, so she promises to be punctual in paying her dues.

Victoria will invest the money in buying organic fertilizer to nourish their future crops.
View original language description ↓
Victoria, de 57 años, es una mujer sencilla. Vive en compañía de su esposo Demetrio, con quien tiene 8 hijos, pero solo vive con 2 de ellos: Frank y Rusbel, a quienes cuida en la casa que compró desde hace 8 años.
A más de 3 horas de viaje, se ubican los terrenos de Victoria, ella se ausenta de casa por varios días, pues tiene que cuidar de sus terrenos agrícolas, nutrirlos, limpiarlos y regarlos para que den buen fruto. Cuenta que desde muy joven aprendió todo lo necesario para llegar a ser una de los mejores agricultores. Junto a su esposo siembran, papa en todas sus variedades, además de maíz, alverja y tarwi (especie de fréjol con poderes curativos). Durante los 30 años de experiencia, cuidó mucho de los clientes potenciales que tiene, por esa razón en cada cosecha ya tiene compradores fijos. Ahora espera tener éxito en su nuevo negocio de compra y venta de ganados. Este es el quinto crédito con MFP, por lo que se siente segura y estable en su negocio, pues recibe el apoyo económico de su asociación, por eso promete ser puntual en el pago de sus cuotas.
Victoria, invertirá el dinero en la compra de abono orgánicos para nutrir sus próximos sembríos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 102
    View loans »
    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,238,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Victoria to buy organic fertilizers to add nutrients to her future crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 10, 2012
Listed
Oct 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013