A loan of $1,500 helped to pay for labor and to purchase supplies, fertilizer, and gasoline in order to plant cabbage in another area.


Matilde De Jesus's story

Matilde was born in was born in Coyolito county in La Concordia, a municipality of Jinotega. He states that he used the first Kiva loan for supplies, fertilizer, labor payments, and gasoline for his irrigation motor, which all contributed to a successful cabbage planting. He notes that he earns good income, has good management skills, and gets a fair price for his crops. He is requesting a loan again for supplies, fertilizer, labor payments, and gasoline in order to plant cabbage in another area. He wishes to continue working in his business in order to get ahead and increase his land for planting.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz


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