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Melanio is 52 years old and works in agriculture, growing a variety of vegetates such as potato, yuca, and corn on his plot of land which is in the community of Porvenir. This loan is his first with this institution. Melanio is going to use the loan to plant his potato crop and to prepare the land. His reason for requesting this loan is to obtain resources for planting and to live on. Melanio faces challenges in his business which include bad weather that often ruins the crops. He will use the benefits to improve the quality of life for his family as he is responsible for all the household expenses. Melanio sells his produce directly to the consumers. He is a responsible, hardworking person who is grateful to the institution of the help offered.
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El Sr. Melanio tiene 52 años el se dedica a la Agricultura sembrando variedad de vegetales como también papa y yuca y maíz en su parcela que se encuentra en la comunidad de Porvenir, este préstamo es el su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Melanio va a utilizar este préstamo para la siembra de papa y lo que implica el preparado de la tierra, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es para obtener recursos para la siembra y poder subsistir, El Sr. Melanio enfrenta retos en su negocio que son las inclemencias del clima que en muchas ocasiones arruinan los sembradíos, y utilizara los beneficios Para mejorara la calidad de vida del cliente y de su familia ya que el corre con todos los gastos del hogar, El Sr. Melanio vende sus productos directamente del productor al consumidor, es una persona responsable y trabajadora se siente agradecido 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
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Melanio to plant potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014