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Alejandro
Alejandro, 41 years old, is a serious, hardworking and single man. He lives with his mother, Daria, and his 3 younger siblings, whom he cares for in the house he bought 8 years ago. His father passed away 30 years ago, and since then he has had to take care of his family, helping his mother with household expenses.

His primary economic activity is in agriculture. Sowing potatoes, corn, peas, and broad beans is his primary activity. He likes taking care of his fields a lot and keeping them very clean, since in this way, he can improve his economic earnings. "The better the quality of the food, the better price you get," he comments happily.

He also says that he has animals: a cow, a calf, pigs and sheep, which he cares for in his stable. When they grow, he sells them to butchers who visits him at his home.

Now he wants to increase his earnings in order to be able to improve his quality of life and that of his family. He belongs to the solidarity group "Huaribamba," and this is his 8th loan with MFP, where he feels happy. He hopes to get the loan in order to continue sowing, and promises to be punctual with his repayments.

Alejandro will invest the money in the purchase of organic fertilizer in order to maintain the quality of his plants.
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Alejandro, de 41 años es un hombre serio, trabajador y soltero. Vive en compañía de su mamá Daria y sus 3 hermanos menores a los que cuida en la casa que compró hace 8 años.
Hace 30 años murió su padre, desde entonces tubo que encargarse de su familia, ayudando a su mamá en los gastos del hogar. Su principal actividad económica se centra en la agricultura. La siembra de papa, maíz, alverja y habas es su principal actividad. Gusta mucho de cuidar sus sembríos y mantenerlos muy limpios, ya que de esa manera puede mejorar los ingresos económicos, “pues a mejor calidad de alimentos mejor precio obtienes”, comenta muy feliz. Cuenta además que posee animales: una vaca, una ternera, cerdos y ovejas, las cuales cuida en su establo y cuando crecen los comercializa a los carniceros que lo visitan en su misma casa. Ahora desea incrementar sus ganancias, para poder mejorar su condición de vida y la de su familia. Él pertenece al grupo solidario “Huaribamba” y este es el octavo crédito con MFP, donde se siente feliz, ya que espera obtener el préstamo para continuar con la siembra, razón por la que promete ser puntual en sus cuotas. Alejandro, invertirá el dinero en la compra de abono orgánico para mantener la calidad de sus plantas.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 112
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  • $56,813,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Alejandro to buy organic fertilizer to maintain the quality of his plants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2013
Listed
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 18, 2013