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Rafael, who was born in El Torno on a July 25th, is a farmer. He’s been a farmer for many years. He works hard because his father is handicapped and unable to speak and Rafael works to support him. His father helps him during harvest time. He farms peanuts and does well with the crop since he owns his own piece of farmland. He also raises pigs to butcher and sell by the kilogram.

He has his plot of land in Los Moros which is 5 kilometers from El Torno. He will use funds from the loan to buy seed and pay for costs related with preparing the soil for planting. He will also buy a litter of pigs. He is grateful to the institution for the support given.
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El señor Rafael nacido el 25 de Julio en El Torno, es agricultor, se dedica a esta actividad hace muchos años, el Sr. Trabaja duro y fuerte ya que tiene a su Padre con una discapacidad ya que no puede hablar y el Sr. Rafael trabaja para mantenerlo, su papa también lo ayuda en lo que es la cosecha de sus productos, el siembra maní y le va muy bien con los productos que el siembra ya que el tiene su propia parcela y también trabaja con chanchos compra para la cría y lo carnea para vender por kilo. El señor tiene su parcela en los moros a 5 km de El Torno, el dinero del crédito lo utilizara en la compra de semillas y lo que ocasiona los gastos del preparado de la tierra para la siembra, y también en la compra de cría de Chanchos, esta agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 127
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  • $34,692,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Rafael for peanut crop and to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012