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Lucrrecio is an organic certified Maya Mountain Cacao farmer who lives in the beautiful village of San Jose, in the Toledo District of Southern Belize. He has been a member of the MMC's Farmers Network for approximately 4 years. As an energetic and industrious young farmer, Lucrrecio desires to perform proper maintenance of his 3 acres of cacao trees.

Lucrrecio was inspired to start this business because the revenue generated from his produce can better his lifestyle and enable him to send his children to school. He, therefore, wants to secure a loan to hire extra workers to help him with the cleaning of his farm.

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About Maya Mountain Cacao

Maya Mountain Cacao (MMC) is a for-profit social enterprise that sources premium cacao beans from smallholder farmers in Belize. Founded in 2010, it generates income for marginalized farmers while promoting sustainable agricultural practices in the southern part of the country.

These cacao farmers use Kiva credit to invest in farm maintenance, improvement and expansion. For example, they might hire workers to help with the harvest or buy inputs such as better tools and seedlings.

About Belize

  • $8,800
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $139,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Belize Dollars (BZD) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $750 helped Lucrrecio to clean three acres of producing cacao trees.
36% repaid
Repayment Term
86 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2014
May 17, 2014
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