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Pelagia
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Doña Pelagia is a woman of humble heart and position who works very hard every day in her fields to produce her family’s sustenance, planting and tending her potatoes, beans, ulloco, corn, wheat, oats, and barley. Despite the losses Doña Pelagia and her family have suffered, they persevere, motivated by their desire for a better life, and that is why Doña Pelagia is asking for a loan to buy sacks of fertilizer to prepare one of her fields for cultivation. Show your solidarity with this noble but backbreaking cause!

Translated from Spanish by Ian, Kiva volunteer.




Doña Pelagia es una mujer de humilde condición y corazón que trabaja incesantemente en las duras tareas del campo las cuales labra diariamente para conseguir el sustento diario de su familia, trabaja diariamente vigilando sus campos de cultivo donde se dedica a sembrar papa, habas, olluco, maíz trigo, avena y cebada. Con el tiempo y a pesar de las pérdidas que sufrió Doña Pelagia y su familia perseveran motivados por sus deseos de superación, es por ello que solicitan un préstamo para comprar sacos de abono para preparar uno de sus terrenos de cultivo. Solidarízate a esta causa noble de trabajo esforzado.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,895,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Pelagia compra de abono// Purchase of fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 27, 2008
Listed
Jun 13, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2009