A loan of $1,000 helped to buy agricultural inputs.

Telmo Hugo's story

Telmo Hugo G. is 65 years old and he lives in the canton of San Miguel, in Bolívar Province. His son, Roberto, is 29 years old.

He is a member of the Yagui Grande communal bank. There are 38 members in total, the majority of whom work in agriculture and raise small animals.

Telmo has worked in agriculture all of his life. His main crops are corn and potatoes. He also grows some legumes for family consumption. He is requesting the loan to invest in his agriculture through the purchase of agricultural inputs. His goal is to keep working to help his family get ahead. There are many challenges that Telmo has to confront, including droughts and the presence of crop diseases.

In his free time, he plays sports in his community. He also likes to go out with his family and to provide education for his son.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Day

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