A loan of $6,150 helped a member to buy fertilizers, supplies, and potato and bean seeds for his crops.

Tres Caminos I Group's story

Pedro is 48 years old and married. He lives with his wife and children in a village in the Esperanza municipality in Intibucá.

Pedro has always been a farmer. He grows potatoes, green beans, and kidney beans to sell. The area where he lives is suitable for the crops. He has been doing this for 35 years. He has a lot of experience and knowledge, which have allowed him the income he needs to support his family. He sells the production that he gets at the local market.

He is requesting a loan for 7,000 lempiras. He will use the loan to buy fertilizers, supplies, and potato and bean seeds to care for his crops. His goal is to continue working in order to continue improving his crops. This way he will improve his family’s living conditions.

He belongs to the Tres Caminos I communal bank. The group is comprised of 13 member who live in the same community and are also farmers. They appear in the photo from left to right: Belinda, Maria Julia, Maria Margarita, Felicita, Justino, José, Pedro, Maria Abelina, Juana, Palblo, and Maria Francisca. Two members do not appear in the photo.

In this group: Pedro, Benilda Elizabeth, Maria Julia, Ma. Margarita, Felicita Genara, Justino, Jose Cupertino, Maria Abelina, Jose Leon*, Juana, Maria Leonza*, Pablo, Maria Francisca
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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