A loan of $700 helps to buy fertilizer, seeds, herbicide, etc. to grow corn.


José Teófilo's story

José was only able to go to school up to the first grade. he is married and his wife sells natural medicines. They have 4 children, two of whom are at home. His daughter goes to school and the other one works.

José has had a carpentry shop for 24 years. He learned it at a community training course and he became motivated when he saw that it is a business that can generate good profits. He does the work in his home. He also works in agriculture.

He will use the loan to buy fertilizer, seeds, herbicide, etc., to grow corn.

His dream is for his daughter to graduate from college.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue


This loan is special because:

It enables farmers to plant basic grains to feed their families.

Karen Woodin, Kiva staff

Karen Woodin
Kiva staff



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