A loan of $400 helped to purchase organic fertilizer for his cacao crop.


Lucio's story

Lucio is 58 years old. Since his wife died, he has cared for his three children. They live in the home he purchased thanks to years of hard work. Lucio is a hardworking man who works as a farmer. He has four hectares of cacao crops. He used to do this work with his wife, but now his children help and he hires laborers during the harvest. Normally when he works on his land, he keeps his cacao plants clean and healthy so that he can have a good harvest. He sells the plants in the collection centers in his community, which give good prices according to the quality of your products. This is his 14th loan with MFP and he is thankful to the people who once again made his loan, which will facilitate his work plans, possible. He says that he likes his community bank because the members are hardworking people. He will use this loan of 1000 nuevos soles to purchase organic fertilizer for his cacao crop.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd


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