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Jose
José is a farmer who lives with his wife and children. He strives to provide for his family’s daily needs. José plants basic staple crops such as corn, beans, and sorghum, which provide enough food to feed his family. He also sells part of his harvest. José works from 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. He learned this trade by working alongside his parents. The risk he faces is dealing with weather changes.

José will invest in the purchase of compost, seeds, fertilizers, and fungicides. This will enable him to prepare the land and protect his crops from pests. He hopes to increase his productivity and his earnings.

His dreams are to upgrade his family’s lifestyle to one that his more comfortable and to repay his debt on time.
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José, es un agricultor que vive con su esposa y sus hijos, se esfuerza por tener el sustento diario para su familia; se dedica a la siembra de granos básicos (maíz, frijol y maicillo), con lo que tiene alimento suficiente para abastecer a su familia y vender otra parte, trabaja de siete de la mañana a tres de la tarde, este trabajo lo aprendió a desempeñar junto a sus padres, el riesgo es el cambio climático.
Invertirá en la compra de abono, semilla, fertilizantes y plaguicidas, preparara el terreno y protegerá el cultivo de plagas, espera aumentar su productividad y sus ganancias.
Su sueño es cambiar el estilo de vida de su familia a uno más confortable y cancelar puntualmente su deuda.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Jose to buy compost, seeds, fertilizers, and fungicides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 27, 2014
Listed
Jul 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2015