A loan of $450 helped to buy fertilizer to grow lemons and improve his sales competitiveness.

Jose Eduardo's story

José, 68, is a widower and he lives in his own house with one child. The work he does is agriculture. He has two hectares of farmland, growing lemons that he harvests weekly. He has had this business for more than 20 years.

The loan will be to buy fertilizer for growing lemons. This investment will allow him to have a better crop and sell his products at a better price. This will allow him to improve his quality of life. Despite his age, José really wants to work, and this loan indicates that he is thinking about the future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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