A loan of $600 helped to purchase agricultural inputs (fungicide, insecticide, and weedkiller) and pay for labor costs.


Ghyslain Ghiscar's story

Ghyslain is a 34-year-old man who is engaged and the [father] of two children, ages 12 and 14, who are still in school.

Ghyslain has been farming in a local village for several years. He has a cacao crop that allows him to meet his family's needs. He would like to purchase products to help with the upkeep of his crop as well as pay for labor for weeding in hopes of producing a better yield.

The income from his cacao sales will help Ghyslain to improve his family's living conditions and extend his fields.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo


This loan is special because:

It gives farmers access to crucial financing when they need it the most.



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