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A loan of $850 helped purchase fertilizer and irrigation equipment to protect his crop against climate change.

Ruben Dario's story

Ruben learned from a young age how to be a farmer, since his father was also a farmer and taught him as they worked side by side. He currently is working independently. His crops allow him to earn an income to support his wife and 9 year old son. The biggest difficulty he has is climate change, which sometimes causes him to lose his crop. He is trying to forge ahead with his crops and protect them from these obstacles. Ruben is seeking a loan to purchase fertilizer and irrigation equipment to protect his crops from severe weather.

His dream is to make his business of farming successful and grow it to be able to make jobs for his family. In addition, he wants to earn an income to offer a better quality of life to his wife and son.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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