A loan of $1,700 helped to buy manure and farming supplies for his coffee, beans and avocados crops.

Luis Fernando's story

Luis Fernando is a resourceful young farmer aged 22 with many ideas he wants to turn into big life projects. He lives with his family in a sector of the town of Argelia, Colombia. He mainly engages in planting coffee, beans and avocados. He every day he works with his brothers from 5 am to 4 pm, and once he has completed his tasks he reaches one of the schools of his area to attend secondary education classes. He dreams of becoming a good administrator, as his biggest wish is to transform the farm of his family in a big company.

He is currently requesting a loan to invest it in the purchase of manure and farming supplies for his crops. This will grant him first quality products thorough which he will increase his earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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