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Nilton C. is 32 years old and was born in the district of San Francisco. He lives with Maribel Segarra, who is 28 years old, and they have two children, Kathy, 8, and Kelly, 3. They live in their own house in the community of Carmen Pampa in the district of Ayna San Francisco. Nilton is the provider for his family.

Ever since he was a young boy his parents taught him to work on the farm and since then he has become a farm laborer. He currently has 5 hectares of land that he uses to grow cocoa, turmeric, and coca, plants native to the jungle of the Apurimac River Valley. He has been working on his own land for 12 years and still enjoys his work very much. His favorite part is harvesting, when he feels that the months of hard work are rewarded by the quality of his produce. However, the most challenging aspect of his job is transporting his products from the farm to the city of San Francisco, where they offer the best prices for his grains and coca leaves. In the future he desires to buy more land to increase his crops. This is Nilton's fourth loan with MFP, he knows that if he repays it on time, he will be able to ask for another loan with greater confidence and without causing problems for his community bank. He will use the money to buy fertilizers and insecticides to care for his land and obtain better crops.

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Nilton C. tiene 32 años, nacido en el distrito de San Francisco convive con Maribel Segarra de 28 años y tienen dos hijos kathy de 08 años y kelly de 03 años de edad; viven en su casa propia, en la comunidad de Carmen pampa anexo del Distrito de Ayna San Francisco. Nilton, es el sostén de su familia; desde muy niño sus padres le inculcaron a trabajar en la chacra, desde entonces se convirtió en campesino, actualmente cuenta 05 hectáreas de terreno cultivados con plantas de palillo, cacao, hojas de coca y barbasco; que son plantas originarias de la zona selvática del Valle Río Apurimac. Viene trabajando 12 años en sus propias tierras, y aún disfruta mucho su trabajo, siendo la cosecha la actividad que más le gusta, ya que así siente que los meses de arduo trabajo le brindan como recompensa la calidad de sus frutos. Sin embargo lo más difícil es transportar sus productos desde la chacra hasta la ciudad de san francisco; lugar donde le ofrecen mejores precios por sus granos y hojas de coca. En adelante, desea comprar nuevas tierras para incrementar sus cultivos. Este su cuarto crédito de Nilton con MFP, sabe que si lo paga a tiempo, podrá acceder a otro crédito con mayor tranquilidad y sin traerle complicaciones a su banco comunal. Con los tres nuevos soles solicitados, comprará fertilizantes e insecticidas para cuidar sus plantaciones y así obtener buenos frutos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,994,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Nilton to buy fertilizers and insecticides to care for his fields.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 27, 2011
Feb 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011