A loan of $425 helped to purchase supplies and fertilizers in order to improve crops.


Gerardo Porfirio's story

Mr. Gerardo Porfirio C. is 47 years old and lives in the Raizon neighbourhood, on the highway to Masaya, with his wife. She is a housewife and works as a merchant in order to help him with household expenses. They also have in their charge their two sons, who help with the work on the farm. His plans for his family are to improve their quality of life and their well-being. Gerardo has been a farmer for 35 years. He began his agricultural activities with the support of his parents. His plan for the future of his crops is to be able to improve them. He wants the loan for the purchase of supplies and fertilizers in order to get a good harvest and to sell it for a good price at the market.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Heidi Petersen



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