A loan of $1,000 helped to buy fertilizers.

Luis Alfonso's story

Mr. Luis Alfonsto R. L. is 55 years old and lives with his wife at Los Rios district in the town of Ticuantepe, Nicaragua. His wife works selling pork meat to help with the household expenses. They have five children, two of them are on their own and the three others are currently students. The family wishes to improve their life conditions.
Mr. Luis has been a farm worker since he was 22, and plans to reforest and work on his land for soil conservation.
He plans on buying fertilizers and improve the seeding, in order to sell his food for a better price in the market.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Lucca

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