A loan of $725 helped purchase and application of fertilizers to maintain his corn crops.


Magno's story

Magno is a father of a family and is 52 years old. He lives together with his wife and their children in the Pampas de la Aviación sector, which belongs to the Chochope district, an agricultural zone in the province of Lambayeque, an hour and forty-five minutes from the city of Chiclayo.

He has been working in agriculture since he was very young. He usually worked as a farm worker in the fields of the area and fifteen years ago, he was able to acquire his own farmlands in which he is growing corn. He likes his work very much due to the fact that it has been increasing, thanks to his own effort. In addition, thanks to this business, he has been able to support his family during all of these years.

Magno currently has a well-developed corn crop and it will soon bear fruit. He wants to assure that there will be good production by watering his crops and applying fertilizers. To be able to achieve this goal, he is applying for his first loan of 2000 PEN at Edpyme Alternativa.

Magno is a responsible and hardworking father. With all of the work that he does, he always has has the goal of helping his family get ahead, to whom he wants to provide a better quality of life. His neighbors and acquaintances consider him to be an honorable and trustworthy person.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kathleen O'Connell


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