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Maria
María is 48 years old. She lives with her 3 children, who she cares for in the house that she inherited from her parents approximately 20 years ago. She works sowing diverse foods, such as potatoes, corn, and alfalfa to feed her animals. She says that at first she didn’t have many contacts, and although her crops were healthy, she had few buyers. Now she sells the majority of her harvests in the capital where she constantly travels. Now she hopes to improve her income. She is a woman who has worked in agriculture since she was a young girl, and she has all the knowledge she needs to get ahead. This is her second loan with KIVA. She is thankful for the opportunity to make progress, and she promises to be punctual in making her payments. María will invest the 2000 Peruvian Soles in buying organic fertilizer to nourish her crops.
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María, de 48 años vive en compañía de sus 3 hijos a los que cuida en la casa que heredó de sus padres hace 20 años aproximadamente. La actividad económica que realiza es la siembra de diversos alimentos como papa, maíz y en su mayoría alfalfa para alimentar a sus animales. Comenta que al principio no tenía muchos contactos y aunque los cultivos eran saludables ella tenía pocos compradores, ahora comercializa la mayoría de sus cosechas en la capital donde viaja de manera constante. Ahora desea mejorar sus ingresos pues es una mujer que se dedicó a la agricultura desde muy niña y tiene todos los conocimientos para salir adelante. Este es su segundo crédito con KIVA. Agradece la oportunidad de progreso, prometiendo ser puntual con el pago de sus cuotas. María, invertirá los S/.2000 soles en la compra de abono orgánico para nutrir sus sembríos.

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  • $12,000
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD