A loan of $1,500 helped to hire workers and rent a tractor for planting watermelon.

Franz's story

Sr. Franz was born in Santa Cruz in the Cordillera Province. He is married to Doña Leidy and they have three children who are of school age. Franz has been a farmer for 10 years and has a parcel of land that measures 19 hectares in the town of Porvenir, which is 85 kilometers from the municipality of Cabezas in Cordillera Province.

His life and work revolve around farming. He grows corn, sorghum, and beans. Franz also raises cattle. He works and plants crops with the use of a tractor. The money from this loan will be used to prepare his land for planting watermelon. He will hire workers and rent a tractor.

Franz is a hardworking young man. He is grateful to Emprender and Kiva for trusting him by providing this loan.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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