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Lucia is 66 years old. She is a woman who is always working to find success in life. She lives in her own home together with her youngest daughter Katy, 21 years old. She is the reason for all of her efforts. Lucia's business is cultivating bananas and coffee. Every day since the very early morning hours she works in her fields. She knows that her earnings depend on this hard work, her earnings depending on the quality of the harvest. The part she likes most about her work is harvesting the plantations. She feels rewarded for the months' worth of work. In the future she hopes to purchase more land to obtain better earnings. This is her fourth loan through MFP (Kiva Field Partner). She indicates that this loan will help her significantly in the progress of her business. In the community group she is a very well liked member, being very close to her colleagues. With the one thousand five hundred nuevos soles she requests she will purchase products that will help her avoid damage due to insect pests.
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Lucia, D. 66 años, es una mujer que siempre ha trabajado para sobre salir en la vida, vive en su casa propia, junto a su querida hija menor Katy D. 21 años, quien es el motivo D. todos sus esfuerzos. El trabajo al que Lucia se dedica, es el cultivo D. plátanos y café. Todos los días, muy temprano por la mañana, trabaja en su cultivo, ya que sabe que las ganancias que obtenga D. la venta D. su cosecha, dependerá mucho D. la calidad D. sus productos. Lo que más le gusta D. su trabajo es cosechar sus tierras, ya que así siente que los meses D. trabajo han tenido sus frutos. En adelante desea sembrar todas sus tierras, para obtener mejores ingresos. Este es el cuarto crédito con MFP, manifiesta que este aporte le ayudará mucho en el progreso D. su trabajo. En su grupo comunal es muy querida por el resto D. sus compañeras, ya que es muy solidaria con ellas. Con los mil quinientos nuevos soles que solicita, comprará insumos que le ayudará a evitar la plaga D. insectos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,319,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Lucia to purchase products to ward off insect pests.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 9, 2010
Sep 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011