A loan of $975 helped to buy supplies to plant corn, watermelon and sesame.


Santiago Erasmo's story

Santiago, 59, lives in the Momotombo community on the outskirts of León. He is a farmer and the father of three children. He has been cultivating land since he was 19 years old and learned the trade from his parents who were also farmers. They taught him all about the activities related to farming. He grows sesame, corn, watermelon and squash. He is requesting a loan to buy supplies to plant corn, watermelon and sesame. He wants to take advantage of his land by cultivating different crops, whether they be fruits or vegetables.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess


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