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Herminia
Herminia is a 48 years old. She is a humble woman. She lives with her husband Víctor and their 7 children whom she cares for with much love in her own home. The area where she lives is suitable for growing squash. That is why this season she wants to invest her efforts and money in planting several hectares of farmland. She inherited her good judgment for farming from her parents, who like her were good farmers. “I was born and I grew up in the country, I know a lot about planting and seasons" she says. When she started her family, she decided to work in the activity she had learned her whole life, farming. She has 20 years experience growing and selling. She says that she has regular customers who buy her crops before harvest. Her specialties are corn, potatoes, and squash, as well as raising animals like pigs, cows and chickens that help her obtain extra money and support her home. This is her second Kiva loan and she is happy with the financial support that she is getting to keep going ahead. She is also committed to making her payments on time. Herminia will invest S/. 2500 soles in buying organic fertilizer for her crops.
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Herminia, de 48 años es una mujer sencilla. Vive en compañía de su esposo Víctor y sus 7 hijos a los que cuida con mucho amor en su casa propia. La zona donde se ubica es propicia para el crecimiento de zapallo, es por eso que es esta temporada desea invertir su esfuerzo y dinero en la siembra de varias hectáreas de terreno agrícola. Su buen juicio en la agricultura lo heredó de sus padres quienes como ella eran buenos agricultores, “nací y crecí con el campo, se mucho sobre la siembra y temporadas”, comenta. Cuando formó su familia decidió dedicarse a la actividad económica que aprendió toda su vida, la agricultura, ya son 20 años de experiencia en la siembra y comercialización de los mismos, cuenta que tiene clientes fijos quienes compran sus sembríos antes de la cosecha, su especialidad es el maíz, la papa y zapallo, además de criar animales entre cerdos, vacas, gallinas que le ayudan a obtener un dinero extra y constante para el hogar. Este es el segundo crédito con KIVA y se siente feliz por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Herminia, invertirá los S/. 2500 soles en la compra de abono orgánico para sus sembríos.

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