A loan of $1,000 helped to buy inputs, pay deposits and labor to grow 0.8 acres of tobacco.


Juan Carlos's story

Juan, is a Kiva client, he is a resident of Estelí, he is single, studies up to 6th grade, farmer, he started growing tobacco seven years ago. He used his previous loan to cover production costs of corn and beans, and to buy inputs to maintain his crops and have a good harvest. He now wants this loan to buy inputs, deposits and labor to grow 0.8 acres of tobacco. He hopes to offer good quality products and sell them at a good price to obtain more income, he hopes to have the support of more loans to be able to work in his business, his next goal is to expand the land where to grow tobacco.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt


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