Update on Jose DamianJose decided to take out a new loan to purchase the materials he will be using in his new crops of corn and beans. Buying fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides is necessary to prevent maladies and plagues and at the same time to strengthen production of the corn and beans.
With the previous loan he was able to purchase the necessary materials for his crop which returned strong results and has provided his family with nutrition and money to cover necessary costs like school for his children.
Con el préstamo anterior logró comprarse los materiales necesarios para el cultivo, del cual recibió una buena producción que le ha permitido los alimentos a su familia y cubrir los gastos necesarios como el estudio de sus hijos.
Previous Loan DetailsJosé is a farmer. He grows corn and beans and also raises livestock. He lives in the company of his wife and two-year-old son. José has worked with livestock and in farming for ten years having learned from his father; to date he’s happy with his occupation. He is currently asking for a loa... More from Jose Damian's previous loan »
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