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Constantino
Constantino is 69 years old and is married to Elvira who is a housewife and mother of his children. He lives comfortably in his own home along with two of his children. Constantino works at the cultivation of agricultural products like cacao, coffee, and banana among others. He has some land down the road from the city that is where he accomplishes his farming.

He began over 30 years ago, starting small with his own capital that he has been making grow with quite a bit of effort. So far he has accomplished it with the help of his children. He decided to begin this activity due to the necessity of counting on an income to sustain his family, raise his children, and offer them a good education. Therefore, seeing the good results and profits that it has left him, he wants to continue with his business and maintain it as his only sustenance.

This is his first loan with Kiva and he feels grateful for the financial help he will receive to continue moving forward. He further promises to pay his payments in a punctual manner. With the requested amount of 2,500 PEN ($900), he will purchase organic fertilizer and seeds for his cropland.
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Constantino, de 69 años de edad, está casado con Elvira quien es ama de casa y madre de sus hijos. Vive cómodamente en su casa propia en compañía de 2 de sus hijos. Constantino se dedica a la siembra de productos agrícolas como cacao, café, plátano, entre otros. Tiene un terreno por la carretera de la ciudad es ahí donde realiza sus labores agrícolas. Se inicio hace más de 30 años, empezando de a poco con un capital propio que fue haciendo crecer con bastante esfuerzo, y hasta el momento lo realiza con el apoyo de sus hijos. Decidió empezar con su actividad por la necesidad de contar con un ingreso económico para sostener a su familia, logrando sacar adelante a sus hijos y brindándoles una buena educación. Por tanto, viendo los buenos resultados y las ganancias que le deja, desea continuar con su negocio y mantenerlo pues es su único sustento. Este es su primer préstamo con Kiva y se siente agradecido por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Con el monto solicitado de 2500 nuevos soles, comprará abono orgánico y semillas para sus terrenos de cultivo.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,993,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Constantino to purchase organic fertilizer and seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 24, 2013
Listed
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 1, 2015