A loan of $500 helped to buy fertilizer, herbicide and insecticide.

Manuel Aparicio's story

Manuel lives with his wife. He has five grown children who live on their own. He is 48 years old and works as a farmer, planting corn. He has done this activity since he was very young, when he still lived with his parents, since they were farmers and they taught him this work.

He is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer, herbicide and insecticide to apply to his crop. These materials allow Manuel to give it active care to prevents weeds and pests.He aspires to having a good crop and also to sell it to improve his childrens' and his wife's income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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