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Celia
Celia, age 43, is married to Eusebio and has three children. She lives with them in her own house. Celia is a farmer. She has been engaged in this business activity for 20 years. Her main crops are peas, potatoes, and corn. She sells them for a good price at the wholesale market in her city, where she travels after each harvest.

Thanks to farming, she was able to get the five pieces of crop land that she now has. She also has two bulls, which are of a good breed, and she works the land with them. “I will never stop planting; I will always keep the family ways,” Celia says. In the future she wishes to improve the quality of her food.

This is her fourth loan with Kiva. She is grateful for the financial support she is getting in order to get ahead. She pledges to make her payments punctually. Celia will invest the 3,500 soles in the purchase of organic fertilizer to nourish her crops.
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Celia, de 43 años, está casada con Eusebio y tiene 3 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia. Celia se dedica a la agricultura, ya tiene 20 años dedicándose a esta actividad y sus principales cultivos constan de alverja, papa y maíz; los cuales comercializa a un buen precio en el mercado mayorista de su ciudad, donde viaja después de cada cosecha. Gracias a la agricultura pudo obtener los 5 terrenos de cultivo que ahora posee, como también 2 toros de buena raza, con los cuales trabaja la tierra. “Nunca dejaré de sembrar, siempre mantendré la costumbre familiar”, comenta Celia. Pues para el futuro desea mejorar la calidad de sus alimentos. Este es su cuarto crédito con Kiva y se siente agradecida por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Celia, invertirá los S/.3500 en la compra de abono orgánico para nutrir sus sembríos.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
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  • $56,822,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD