A loan of $150 helped to buy manure and herbicide.


Juan Bautista's story

Juan is single and has no children. He is a bread merchant and also a farmer. He’s been farming corn and beans for five years and has been selling bread for two years. He’s a street merchant selling the bread to customers from his bicycle. He’s asking for a loan to buy manure and herbicide for his corn crops which will help him strengthen the plants so that they will produce better. Juan’s goal is to complete his university studies and to support his family which whatever little he can with his profits.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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