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Yhonny
Yhonny is 29 years old, he is married to Edith, and they have 4 children. The family lives together in their own home. Yhonny has worked in agriculture since he was 15 years old. He grows coffee, cocoa, and bananas. He has 3 hectares of land that the community gave to him and where he works hard.

Yhonny says, "I have the advantage of working close to home and I can bring my products to the city very quickly." He works with Judith, but because the work is arduous, he also has to hire extra help and this is how he takes such good care of his crops.

He is proud to have organic crops and it's a plus that his customers find value in organic food because organic brings him a higher income. His crops are high quality and without any chemicals.

This is his third loan with Kiva and he is thankful for the financial support that he is receiving so that he can get by. He promises to comply with the repayment schedule and make payments punctually. Yhonny will invest 1000 soles in the purchase of organic fertilizer to make his crops healthy.
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Yhonny, tiene 29 años, está casado con Edith y tiene 4 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia. Yhonny se dedica a la agricultura y desde los 15 años trabaja en el campo, produciendo café, cacao y plátano. Cuenta con 3 héctareas de terrenos que la comunidad le otorgó, y donde se desempeña como hombre laborioso.
“La ventaja que tengo es que la carretera principal está cerca, puedo llevar mis productos hasta la ciudad más rápido”, menciona. Junto a Edith trabajan la tierra, pero como las labores son arduas, tiene que contratar a personal extra. Así optimiza los cuidados de sus sembríos. Él está orgulloso de tener cultivos orgánicos y es un punto a favor que sus compradores aprecian por lo que sus ingresos son mayores, pues las cosechas son de calidad y cero químicos. Éste es su tercer crédito con KIVA y se siente agradecido por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Yhonny, invertirá S/.1000 soles en la compra de abono orgánico para nutrir sus sembríos.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 86
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  • $55,209,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD