A loan of $800 helped to plant potatoes and prepare the soil..


Marcelino's story

Marcelino works in agriculture. He is married to Albertina. She is a housewife and helps her husband with the farming. Marcelino was born in Cochabamba on October 30 of 1980. For 12 years, he has lived and worked in Espejo, 10 km from Torno. He has a land parcel with a little brick house, where he works planting corn, potatoes and rice. For about 6 or 7 months he has had a brick factory with power tools to make them. He is a very hardworking person. The money for the loan is destined for buying seeds to plant potatoes, or soil preparation. He is grateful to the institution for the support it has offered.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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