A loan of $575 helped to buy agricultural supplies for weeding her land.


Delfina's story

40-year-old Delfina is married to 41-year-old Dionicio with whom she has five beautiful children. They live together in their own home which is located in Pichari district. For Delfina, the most important factor is "continual creativity and perseverance" and she implemented this with her first harvests. However, she wanted to achieve more so that she could proviD. her family with security. She currently grows and produces coffee. Her business is doing well as her potential buyers feel very satisfied with the quality of the produce that she offers them. Delfina normally works with her family and they work well as a team. In addition, she says that it minimizes expenses as she doesn't need labor from other people. Delfina usually sells her coffee at the storage warehouses in Pichari district.

This will be Delfina's second loan from MFP and she pledges to make her repayments on time. She will use the 1,500 soles to invest in clearing the weeds from her plot of farmland.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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