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José Aparicio

Anamoros, La Unión Department, El Salvador / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy agricultural supplies and to pay for the labor to grow basic grains.


José Aparicio's story

José studied until 3rd grade at school, lives with his partner, and works in a small shop. He has three children who are studying and depend on him.

José makes a living through agriculture and is also a motorcycle driver. He has been working in these trades for more than 19 years. He begins his daily work at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.

José will use the loan to buy agricultural supplies and pay for the labor to grow basic grains. He hopes to have good crops and provide food for his family.