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Ivan
Ivan is a farmer. Since 1997, he has been growing strawberries, grapes, and potatoes. He is helped on the farm by his wife (in the photo) and 21 year old son, who is learning the building trades in technical college. Ivan started in business growing potatoes and grapes.

Ivan and his son have decided to by equipment for a well and a pump since their region has a lot of problems with water for irrigation, especially during the summer dry period, when they have to water the grape vines by hand.

Among his plans for the future, Ivan wants to enlarge his plantings with new varieties of grapes and to build a greenhouse for growing strawberries. Among his personal plans, Ivan wants to buy a vehicle for transporting his harvests to market.

He needs your help to finance the equipment for the well and pump.
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Иван - фермер. С 1997 года занимается выращиванием клубники винограда и картофеля.
Справляться по хозяйству ему помогает супруга (на фото) и 21-летний сын, он учится на строителя в техникуме.
Развитие деятельности начиналось с выращивания картофеля и винограда.
Иван решил приобрести оборудование для скважины и насос, т.к. в данной местности существуют большие проблемы с водой для полива, особенно в летний период засухи, полив виноградника и клубники приходится осуществлять вручную.
В планах на будущие: расширить посадку новых сортов винограда, а также в планах поставить теплицу для выращивания клубники.
В личных планах: приобрести автомобиль, для транспортировки товара на рынки сбыта.
Нуждается в вашей помощи для финансирования оборудования для скважины.

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About Agro Capital Management

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

ACM uses a financing model that is relatively unique. Typically, a microfinance institution will lend money to farmers, who then purchase products they need to have a successful harvest and pay back the loan. In ACM's model, the organization purchases the agricultural goods before reselling them to small farmers on an affordable payment plan. This allows farmers to begin using the goods they buy without having to pay in full upfront.

As part of ACM's offering, clients receive training to improve crop yields. In order to cover its costs, the organization charges a small service fee. The amount of each Kiva loan includes both the cost of agricultural supplies and the service fee. As with all Kiva loans, repayments will be returned to lenders on the schedule outlined.

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  • $8,000
    Average annual income
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