A loan of $1,850 helped to maintain his plot of coffee and cocoa and combat the pests.


Balentin Antonio's story

Balentin, 50 years old, has 6 children and is married. For 25 years, he has worked in agriculture, growing coffee and cocoa, producing and, specifically, his primary objective is to improve to offer a better product to his customers.

For this, Belentin asks for his loan through Kiva to maintain his plot of coffee and cocoa and combat the pests. As a second job, Balentin works as a mason, to get more income.

He considers himself to be a good and trustworthy person with aspirations and he is proud of his children and he has as a challenge that they all get ahead and continue studying.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It schedules repayment rates based on the harvest season to put less pressure on farmers' families.



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