A loan of $425 helped to buy a cow.

Favio Luis's story

Favio Luis is from the La Laguna district, he is married and has two daughters aged 15 and 7-years-old: One daughter is already in her 3rd year of secondary school in a nearby town

Favio Luis has been making his living growing corn and beans a cultivar since 15, growing up with his grandfather who had cattle. He helped look after the cattle and his grandfather paid him and he saved this money to then invest it in his own corn and bean crops. He sells everything he harvests in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, where he obtains better profits. He needs this loan to buy a cow. As part of his plans, Favio Luis is getting ready to prepare the land for the next corn and rice sowing season.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Severine

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