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Alicia
Alicia is 39 years old, married to Juan and has three children living with her ​​in her house made of adobe. Alicia is engaged in farming and raising poultry including laying hens and roosters.

Her daily job is to work to maintain their land in good condition and to cover the costs of their home with the sale of the products that the land produces. She works almost all year with the help of her husband and hiring laborers to decrease the workload.

Part of her daily work is also to provide good care for her birds because she has a special regard for the gamecocks, training them with the help of her husband. She has two small pens for roosters in their farmhouse near her farm and another in her home in the village. She has a good reputation for the good care given to her animals and that is considered a good reference for the work.

This is the fourth loan that she is requesting from her financial institution and is very grateful for the opportunity they have given her. She is requesting this time to have 3,000 new soles for the acquisition of laying hens and to make improvements in their sheds. With the other part of the money, she will invest in their land with the purchase of compost.
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Alicia tiene 39 años, está casada con Juan y tiene 3 hijos que viven con ella en su casa hecha a base de adobe. Alicia se dedica a la agricultura y a la crianza de aves de corral como gallos y gallinas ponedoras.
Su labor cotidiana consiste en trabajar manteniendo sus terrenos en buen estado para solventar los gastos de su hogar con la venta de los productos que obtiene. Trabaja prácticamente todo el año con ayuda de su esposo y contratando jornaleros para disminuir la carga laboral. Parte de su labor diaria es también brindarles un buen cuidado a sus aves porque según comenta tiene una consideración especial por los gallos de pelea que entrena con ayuda de su esposo. Posee dos mini criaderos de gallos en su casa de campo cerca de sus terrenos y otra en su vivienda ubicada en el pueblo. Tiene una buena reputación en cuanto al buen cuidado que les brinda a sus animales y la consideran un buen referente del rubro. Es el cuarto préstamo que solicita a su entidad financiera y se muestra muy agradecida por la oportunidad que le brindan. Desea contar en esta ocasión contar con 3,000 nuevos soles para la adquisición de gallinas ponedoras y realizar mejoras en sus galpones, parte del dinero lo invertirá en sus terrenos con la compra de abono orgánico.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Alicia to buy organic compost and chickens in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 11, 2014
Listed
May 11, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 5, 2016