A loan of $3,825 helped a member to buy potato and broad bean seeds.

La Quebradilla Iv Group's story

Amilcar Lucas is married and is 23 years old. He finished three years of primary school. He has two children and makes a living as a farmer, planting potatoes and broad beans. He has six years of experience farming. He started the business with his parents, he is supported by his wife who take care of the household chores.

He became a part of a communal bank group so that he could request a loan to use to buy seeds, to plant more potatoes and broad beans. In the future he hopes to have more land to farm and have his own form of transportation so that he can sell his own products.

The other group members also make a living planting potatoes and broad beans.

In this group: Amilcar Lucas, Ines Yobani, Rosenda, Demetrio, Genaro, Andrea, Fidel Alicio, Evidalia Juliana, Nemecio Damian, Eric Rene

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell

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