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Raquel is a young mother who strives to provide the best she can for her family. She has been farmer since childhood and comes from a family that has had great success in agriculture. This is the livelihood that has allowed her to live independently. She has dedicated herself for the past 5 years to the cultivating of maiz, potato and wheat. At the end of the harvest, she sells her goods direct to consumers in the marketplace of her city. The loan she is requesting will be used for the purchase seeds, fertilizer and to rent a tractor to prepare her farmland for the next growing season.

Translated from Spanish by Christian Garcia, Kiva Volunteer.

Raquel, es una joven madre de familia, que se esfuerza por lograr obtener los mejores ingresos para su familia, ella es agricultora desde muy niña, ya que su familia es cuna de famosos agricultores y esta es la fuente de ingreso que le permite vivir de manera independiente. Ella lleva 5 años dedicándose al cultivo de maíz, papa y trigo. Al término de la cosecha los oferta directamente en el mercado de su ciudad.Su solicitud atiende al deseo de adquirir mayor cantidad de semillas, abonos y para alquiler un tractor a fin de preparar sus tierras para la próxima siembra.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 76
    View loans »
    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Raquel purchase seeds, fertilizer and to rent a tractor.

Compra de semillas abonos y alquiler de un tractor.

100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2008
May 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009