A loan of $950 helped to hire laborers.


Elsa's story

Elsa, 63, is a woman who loves the countrysiD., is hardworking and tenacious, as well as dynamic and cheerful. She is married to Nicholas, living with her husband and daughter, 20, comfortably inhabiting a house that is his property, inherited by his parents. The activity that Elsa performs is agriculture, growing corn, beans, Chiclayo, bananas and others. For that she has a lot located in the hamlet of Pacacocha, with an area of 3 hectares. She has been cultivating these products for 15 years with the help of 6 pawns who she hires and pays for days worked. What she likes about her business is field work, staying in touch with nature, a traD. she learned from her parents, as well as with the income that has supported her husband who is a worker, to cover the costs of her home and fix the roof of her house. On the other hand, she feels happy to sells all she produces, but for now, given her age, she only has plans to maintain her business. This will be the 4th loan with the institution MFP, and for that, she is grateful for the line of credit she has, so she agrees to comply with the repayment, as in previous loans. In addition to feeling comfortable with the group, she considers their members to be responsible and caring. With the requested amount of 2500 nuevos soles, she will invest in hiring laborers for the corn harvest.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pamela Reynolds


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