A loan of $700 helped to pay workers and buy fertilizer.

Jose David's story

José grows and sells plantains. He lives in the same house as his father and is single. He has been in this business for four years an dlearned about it when he bought land where plantain is grown. He liked it and that he why he strived to learn about it and keep progressing.

He is asking for a loan to plant plantains on his farm since he wants to really use the land and continue producing. He will pay workers and buy fertilizer to apply. This will help him have a source of income and work. In addition, he can stock the market. He hopes not to run any risks during production and taht his earnings will increase because the land is his own.

He aspires to growing in the market and have the opportunity to supply plantain retailers and improve his working conditions and his personal income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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