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Rubi
Rubí is twenty-five years old, is married, and lives in her own home together with her husband and their only daughter. Rubí makes a living in agriculture, and her main products are corn, bananas, and cocoa. She sells these products at the market in the city and, thanks to this activity, has been able to improve her quality of life and that of her family. At first, this was difficult, but thanks to the efforts of both her and her husband, she was able to get ahead and begin her new project. She hopes that everything goes well and that her income begins to increase. She wants to improve her lands' crops.

This is her first loan with Kiva. She is thankful for the economic support she has received. She will receive capital in order to improve her business and crop production. She promises to be punctual with her payments so that she can continue working with the communal bank. She will invest the S/.1300.00 in the purchase of organic fertilizer to increase cocoa production.
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Rubí tiene 25 años, es casada y vive en su casa propia, junto a su esposo y su única hija. Rubí se dedica a la agricultura, y sus productos principales son el maíz, plátano, y cacao. Vende sus productos en el mercado de la ciudad y gracias a esta actividad ha podido mejorar su calidad de vida y el de su familia. Al principio fue difícil, pero gracias a su esfuerzo y al de su esposo pudo salir adelante e iniciar con su nuevo proyecto, espera que le vaya todo bien y empiece a crecer e incrementar sus ganancias, para así también mejorar los cultivos de sus terrenos. Este es su primer crédito con Kiva, por lo que agradece el apoyo económico recibido, que le dará el capital para mejorar su negocio y la producción de sus cultivos. Promete ser puntual con el pago de sus cuotas, para más adelante seguir trabajando con su banco comunal. El monto de S/.1300.00 lo invertirá en la compra de abono orgánico para aumentar la producción del cacao.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Rubi to buy organic fertilizer in order to increase crop production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 29, 2013
Listed
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 3, 2014