As a family they perform the different tasks on their coffee crops, such as weeding, harvesting the fruit at the end of the season, applying soil amendments and fertilizer, and so on. This work has been her parents' income and they continue doing it currently for Irma's family. Irma's customers are various stores and the intermediaries who come to the area looking for products.
Currently Irma's requesting help to buy agricultural inputs and soil amendments as technical assistance for her coffee crop because the cutting season is almost here. Her goal is to take the greatest advantage of it so she'll have a better harvest and better profits to reinvest and satisfy her commitment.
Her plans for the future are to grow a variety of products so she's more attractive to her customers and to be able to export her crop abroad someday. This will improve her profits for her family and she'll be able to fulfill her children's dreams and continue supporting them in their studies.
Hoy en día ella solicita ayuda para la compra de insumos y abonos para dar asistencia técnica a sus cultivos de café ya que casi se acerca la temporada de corte y el objetivo es aprovecharla al máximo ya que por medio de esto ella podrá tener una mejor cosecha y mejores ganancias para re-invertir y salir de su compromiso.
Sus planes son cultivar una variedad de producto con el tiempo que sea más atractivo para sus clientes y poder algún día exportarlo a otros países, esto mejorara las ganancias para su familia y podrá cumplir con los sueños de sus hijos y seguir apoyándolos con sus estudios.
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These loans are designed for female farmers who produce a variety of products (onion, garlic, eggplant, spinach, mango, strawberries, etc.). Loan terms will vary depending on need, and borrowers can choose to make a "bullet" payment timed with harvest profits. Agricultural loans are considered risky in Honduras due to external forces like unpredictable weather and worldwide crop prices. As a result, many traditional financial institutions are unwilling to offer these loans. With Kiva funding, COMIXMUL will be able to reach more borrowers with agricultural loans tailored to their needs.
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