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Henrry Antonio
Henry , farmer of 10 years, works a 2.81 hectare farm, which operates under the fairtrade certification. He dreams of leaving the love of coffee culture to his children. On his farm he has 12 temporary employees from 6 families in his community.
Henry is proud to be a participant in the production and harvest of coffee for export. This is the motor that drives his eagerness to produce with quality and be a proud example for his children.
His small farm comes with a benefit, with which he has improved his coffee crop harvest and his income. With the goal of continuous improvement, he has decided to invest in the nutrition of his coffee plants, for which he is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer and manure that help him to achieve his goal.
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Henry, caficultor desde hace 10 años, trabaja una finca, de 2.81 Ha., bajo la certificación FLO y sueña con heredar el amor a la caficultura a sus hijos. En su finca provee 12 empleos temporales a 6 familias de su comunidad.
Henry se enorgullece de ser partícipe de productores que cosechan un café de exportación. Esto es el motor que mueve su afán por producir con calidad y así ser un ejemplo orgulloso para sus hijos.

Su pequeña finca cuenta con un beneficio, con el que ha mejorado la cosecha de sus cafetales, y sus ingresos. Con el fin de una mejora continua ha decidido invertir en la nutrición de sus cafetos, por lo que, solicita un financiamiento para la compra de fertilizantes y abonos que le ayuden a cumplir su meta.

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This loan is part of PAC's effort to help farmers expand their existing crop yields and increase their incomes. Coffee production loans help farmers increase their crop yields by enabling them pay to clean, prune, fertilize, and conserve their fields, deliver water, and replant trees needed to shade coffee plants. Farmers working with PAC also receive technical assistance and commercial services, as well as access to Fair Trade and organic certifications and international markets.

About PAC

PAC (Association for People in Community Action) is a community development organization in Nicaragua that offers clients loans, technical assistance and access to markets. Founded in 1996, it’s a joint initiative between World Relief Nicaragua and local farmers. PAC believes that increased agricultural production and improved technology can bring economic development to high poverty zones.

Some loans from PAC are disbursed in partial payments over a period of four to six months depending on the needs of the borrower. The borrower will not be charged interest on any funds that have not yet been disbursed. If the borrower decides not to use the entire loan amount, the unused portion will be returned to lenders in the form of a pre-payment.

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  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 73
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,668,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 27.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
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This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $750 helped Henrry Antonio to buy fertilizer and manure.
90% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 22, 2014
Listed
May 16, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible