Total loan: $525

Matilde Gilberto

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Ciudad El Triunfo, Usulután Department, El Salvador / Agriculture

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Matilde Gilberto's story

Matilde is 52 years old and has a second grade education. He is currently single since his wife left him. His son and parents depend on him for support. He works as a farmer and has done this all his life, but about 20 years ago he also started working as a mason. The area where he works as a farmer is 15 km from his home and takes a vehicle there and stays there for three days at a time and then goes home to get food. This takes place every time they plant, weed, and double up. They take advantage of this and remain there all day. He is asking for this loan to buy six sacks of fertilizer, seeds to plant corn, and pay for labor to help him plant. His great dream is to have the strength to work so he can continue to care for his family and to find a closer place to work.