A loan of $650 helped purchase manure and fertilizers.

Gilberto's story

Gilberto, who is 58 years old, lives in Gualococti in Morazán department, and grows vegetables, corn and beans. He lives with his wife and two children, 20 and 15 years old, who both study. Gilberto has farmed for 20 years, growing his crops on his own lands and learning the business from his father. He requests the loan in order to purchase manure and fertilizers. This loan will help him have the necessities for planting and take the necessary care of the land to improve his harvest. His goal is that through his work his family may have what they need in terms of food, health and education for his children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Melbourne

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