A loan helped to buy fertilizers for his banana plantation.


Juan Israel's story

Juan is 45 years of age, married and has 3 children. His wife is a merchant.

Juan has cultivated banana trees for the past 25 years, and he learned this trade from his father. He walks 15 minutes from his house to the plot, and he works from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Also, he sells fish.

Juan will use the loan to buy fertilizers for his banana plantation.

Juan’s dream is to improve his house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marila Arana.


This loan is special because:

It enables farmers to plant basic grains to feed their families.



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