A loan of $375 helped to buy agricultural inputs.


Celestin's story

Celestin is 38 years old, married and has six children aged between nine and 12. He has had a cocoa farm in a local village for 25 years, which he inherited from his parents. He is asking for a loan to buy pesticides in order to improve the quality of his crop, and to better prepare for his harvests. He is going to put the profits he receives from this in savings. He hopes to refurbish his house, revitalise his plantation and live achieve a more harmonious way of life.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emily Elderfield


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