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Mari Luz
Mari Luz is 32 years old, she lives with her husband and two children who are 5 and 3. She tries very hard handle her heavy workload as a mother and as a farmer. To do this, she fixes meals early in the morning and later leaves for her fields with her family. She works on the farm until late in the afternoon and returns very tired to her home. Without a doubt, what she likes is working alongside her family, which makes it less tiring and exhausting. Although some days because of time and the weather she struggles to work faster.

Mari loves her little ones very much, and they are her motivation to keep working hard day after day. She is now thinking about investing money to buy seeds, and she will also have to buy fertilizer for the sowing season. She hopes that in time she will consolidate her work and will have the capacity to produce in greater quantities.

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Mari Luz tiene 32 años, vive con su esposo y sus 2 hijos de 5 y 3 años. Tiene que esforzarse a realiza sobre cargada labor como madre y como agricultora, para ello tiene que preparar los alimentos desde muy de mañana, para luego salir rumbo a sus terrenos de cultivo junto a su familia, en la chacra trabaja hasta altas horas en la tarde, retorna a su hogar muy cansada.Lo que sin lugar a duda le agrada, es que el trabajo junto a su familia, esto lo hace menos cansado y agotador, aunque hay días que por circunstancias del tiempo y clima tiene que lidiar con ello y realizar su trabajo con mayor rapidez.
Mari tiene un gran amor por sus pequeños, y son ellos los que la motivan día tras día a seguir esforzándose.
Ahora está pensando en invertir dinero en la compra de semillas, para ello, de la misma forma, tendrá que adquirir abonos para la siembra, espera que con el tiempo, se consolide su labor y tener la capacidad de producir en mayores cantidades.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Mari Luz buy seeds and fertilizer in order to increase and improve production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2008
Sep 16, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009