A loan of $800 helped to buy manure, seeds, and fertilizers.

Jose Valentin's story

Don José is 53 years old and lives in San Rafael Oriente, department of San Miguel. He is a farmer and also enjoys cattle raising. He lives with his wife and two children of 20 and 18 years of age, they still depend on him financially. Don José has had his business for many years, since he was young he has been involved in farming and stockbreeding where he learned perfectly the trade and it encouraged him to continue the work to bring money home and to meet his families’ needs.

Don José needs the loan to buy manure, seeds, and fertilizers since he wants to sow his crops during this time and does not have the necessary materials. He hopes that with these purchases he will be able plant and have a good harvest.

Don José has as an objective, to watch over the needs of his home, he does this by working hard each day to achieve his goal and in the future to have better things in life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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