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Santos Fermin
Santos has been dedicated to the cultivation of basic grains such as beans, corn and sorghum for 15 years. He works alone and only when necesary hires laborers to help in the effort. His work schedule is from 7:00 in the morning to 3:00 in afternoon. He learned his trade from his family.

Santos is married and lives with his wife and daughter, who are economically dependent on him. He wishes to buy fertilizer, seeds, pesticides, insecticides and herbicides. This will give good development for his crops and increase productivity. This way he will be able to feed his family and sell the rest. He hopes for better income with which he will repay the debt.

His project is to continue to expand the area under cultivation, improve his economic situation and give a better life to his family.
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Santos, se dedica a la siembra de granos básicos tales como frijol, maíz y maicillo desde hace 15 años, trabaja solo, cuando lo amerita contrata mozos para tener ayuda en sus actividades, su horario de trabajo es de siete de la mañana a tres de la tarde, su oficio lo aprendió dentro de la familia. Santos es casado, vive con su esposa y una hija, las cuales dependen económicamente de él.
Comprará abono, semilla, plaguicidas, insecticidas y herbicidas, así dará un buen desarrollo a sus cultivos, aumentará la productividad con la que dará a su familia una buena alimentación y venderá el resto esperando tener mejores ganancias con las que cancelara su deuda.
Sus proyectos son seguir ampliando el área de cultivo, mejorar la situación económica y dar una vida más digna a su familia.


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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 454
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  • $23,095,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $300 helped Santos Fermin to buy fertilizer, seeds, pesticides, insecticides and herbicides.
47% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 8, 2014
Jul 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: