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Marcelina
Marcelina, 28, is married to Virgilio, 30, and together they have two small children to whom they give all the fruit of their labor. She has a home constructed out of wood which in time she hopes to improve. Marcelina is a woman who's completely dedicated to agricultural activities relating to cacao and organic coffee production. She has been doing this work since she was very young, and for 1 year she has had her own plot that is close to its first cacao fruiting. Mainly, she performs her agricultural tasks with the support of workers who help with weeding and transporting the harvest. She likes her work very much since now she has her own plot and this will eventually allow her to earn a greater income.

She wants to have capital for the harvest season that's approaching. For this reason, she is asking for 3,500 Nuevos Soles to proceed with harvest preparation, and likewise, to buy nursery plants and proceed with the replacement of outdated cacao plots. Her long-term goals are aimed at opening up a grocery store, hoping to earn an income parallel to her principal activity.
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Marcelina de 28 años esta casada con Virgilio de 30 años y juntos tienen dos pequeños hijos ,a quienes brindan todo el fruto de su trabajo.Posee una vivienda construida a base de madera el cual espera mejorar con el tiempo.Marcelina es una mujer dedicada íntegramente a actividades agrícolas concernientes a la producción de cacao y café orgánico .Desempeña esta labor desde muy niña y desde hace un año cuenta con una parcela propia que se encuentra próxima a dar sus primeros frutos de cacao. Sus tareas agrícolas las desempeña principalmente con el apoyo de trabajadores quienes apoyan en el deshierbo y traslado de la cosecha .Le agrada mucho su trabajo puesto que ahora ya cuenta con una parcela propia y esto a la larga le permitirá obtener mayores ingresos económicos.Desea contar con un capital para la temporada de cosecha que se avecina ,razón por la cual solicita 3,500 nuevos soles para proceder con la preparacion de dicha cosecha, asi mismo comprará plantas de almácigo y procedera con el reemplazo de plantaciones desfasadas de cacao .Sus objetivos a largo plazo apuntan a la apertura de una tienda de abarrotes esperando obtener ingresos paralelos a su principal actividad.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,002,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,350 helped Marcelina to buy nursery plants and the replacement of her cacao plots.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 7, 2013
Listed
Mar 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 18, 2013