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Chriss, 27, is married to Ángel, 26. They have a beautiful daughter, Angelis, who is one year old. They live as a family in their own home, located in the Unión Palomar community (central Peruvian rainforest).

Eight years ago, Chriss took on the commitment to do the arduous work of planting, fertilizing, and harvesting. She says that she has liked the country and the production of the land since she was a little girl.

Now she has more than 2 hectacres of agricultural land, where she plants plantains on a large scale and harvests them twice a month. What Chriss likes best is being able to sell her delicious plantains through intermediaries, who willingly advise her on new markets where she can expand her sales and offer her fruits.

In the future she wants to become a wholesale vendor and be able to travel around the whole country offering fruits native to the rainforest.

This is her first loan with MFP, and she hopes to get ahead in life together with her communal bank that is made up of people who are committed to progress. With the requested loan, she plans to purchase 3 bags of organic fertilizer, which she will apply to beds of coffee that she recently planted.
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Chriss, de 27 años, está casada con Ángel, de 26 años. Ambos tienen una hermosa hija, Angelis, de un año de edad. En unión familiar ellos viven en su casa propia, ubicada en la comunidad Unión Palomar (selva central peruana). El trabajo arduo en el sembrío, fertilizar y cosechar, es el compromiso que asumió Chriss hace 8 años; pues según afirma desde muy niña, gusto del campo y producir la tierra. Ahora ella tiene más de 2 hectáreas de terrenos agrícolas, donde siembra plátanos a gran escalo, los cuales cosecha 2 veces al mes. Lo que más le gusta a Chriss, es poder negociar sus ricos plátanos por medio de los intermediarios, los cuales gustosos le aconsejas nuevos mercados donde ella puede expandirse y poder ofrecer sus frutos. Por ello más adelante desea convertirse en una comerciante mayorista, y poder viajar por todo el país ofreciendo frutas oriundas de la selva. Esta es primera vez que tiene un crédito con MFP, y espera salir adelante junto a su banco comunal que constan de personas comprometidas con el progreso. Con el crédito que solicita, planea comprar 3 bolsas de abono orgánico, los cuales esparcirá sobre los viveros de café que hace poco plantó.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 41
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  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Chriss to purchase 3 bags of organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011