A loan of $1,000 helped to plant corn and rice.

Ruben's story

Ruben is 26 years old. He has a one year old child. He works in agriculture growing a variety of vegetables and also potatoes, cassava and corn in his field that is located in the community of 1º de Mayo. This is his 2nd loan cycle with the institution. Ruben is going to use this loan to plant corn and and for what he needs to prepare the land. His reason for asking for this loan is to obtain resources for the planting and to be able to live. Ruben faces challenges in his business such as the bad weather that many times ruins the crops. The proceeds will be used to improve the quality of life of the client and his family and to help with the household expenses. He is a responsible and hardworking young man who feels grateful with the institution for giving its support.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand

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