Kiva Lending Team: Friends of Huatusco's Coffee Producers
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We want to support the members of the Unión Regional de Pequeños Productores de Café Huatusco.
Our team lends to the members of La Unión Regional de Pequeños Productores de Café Huatusco.
La Unión Regional is a Fair Trade-certified, member owned coffee cooperative in the mountains of Veracruz, Mexico. Through lending they hope to help their members plan for the long term and continue to increase their coffee production. This way they can support their families, and their communities. To find out more visit their partner page (www.kiva.org/partners/224)
Location: Huatusco, Veracruz, Mexico Team website
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Toafa received a loan from Ken to buy a sack of taro, bananas, a frying pan, plastic bags, vegetable oil, a box of Twisties, bread and a box of tinned fish.
Los Azares Group received a loan from Ken to buy haircolors, peroxides, conditioners, scissors, combs, and hair caps.
Salome's Group received a loan from Ken to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.
Jose Santos received a loan from Ken to buy pigs and chickens for fattening, which will allow him to increase the productivity of his business for the summer season.
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