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A loan of $1,025 helped to buy papaya plants.

Aquilino's story

Aquilino has worked as a farmer for many years. Since he’s an owner the responsibility falls on him. He has a field located in the Sindicato Estaño Palmito where he grows papaya, bananas and citrus fruit to produce and for his family’s sustenance. He has come by to request a loan to help with his papaya crops. He will buy papaya seedlings to make them grow. The client is a member of the middle class and a person from the place who very much wants to work and who is very dedicated. The loan will be very helpful for his family’s progress and to develop more production and help his way of life since he has two dependent children to support.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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