A loan of $800 helped to buy corn seeds, sorghum, fertilizers, and tools.

Calixto Fortinato's story

Calixto Fortinato lives with his life partner and his children. He works in the cultivation of corn and sorghum and at the same time, to complete the costs of the household, he works a daily wage. He has worked in agriculture for several years and he feels proud that he has been able to obtain so much experience that has allowed him day by day to improve his crops. The land of his crops is proprietary and they are located in an agricultural zone. He receives a lot of support from his family. They help him to trade in the bordering places and already he has great clientele. People prefer him for the quality of the product, for the good prices, and for the good service.

Calixto is a hard worker dedicating his work to always getting ahead and be successful. The last period he had losses and did not make the income he expected. For this reason he wants to increase the production and recover this season. However, he needs capital to back since all of his purchases are in cash. This is how he decided to request a loan from Integral for that allow him to buy corn seeds, sorghum, fertilizers, tools, etc.

Calixto Fortinato is responsible, has good credit references, and the certainty that will allow him to cancel the financing and simultaneously give his family a better life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor

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