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Mrs Melvy, was born in La Guardia on January 3rd. She is married and has 3 children. Her husband is a building contractor, and it is going very well for him, as he has many contracts due to his responsibility. Mrs Melvy works in agriculture with farmhands, sowing corn, rice and yucca. She also buys and sells citrus fruits such as oranges and achachairu. She works in Sombrerito. She has a plot of land from her parents, which they were not using--so she took advantage of the opportunity to work these lands. She sells her products in the El Torno market. She will use the money from this loan for the purchase of seeds and also to pay the workers for their work preparing the land. She is a very hard-working person and is grateful to the institution for the support offered.
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La señora Melvy nacida en la Guardia el 3 de enero, casada y con 3 hijos, su esposo es contratista de albañil actividad donde le va muy bien ya que muchos contratos por su responsabilidad y la señora Melvy trabaja en la agricultura con peones para la siembra de maíz, arroz, yuca también se dedica a la compra y venta de cítrico como decir naranja, achachairu. Ella trabaja en Sombrerito tiene su parcela de su padre ellos no usaban la tierra y como ellos no lo trabajan ella aprovecho la oportunidad para trabajar en esas tierras, después comercializan sus productos en el mercado de el Torno, el dinero del crédito lo utilizara para la compra de semillas y también para el pago a los peones por el trabajo de preparado de la tierras, es una persona muy trabajadora y esta agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 127
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  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Melvy for the sowing of rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 30, 2010
Jan 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012