A loan of $4,950 helped to purchase farming equipment.


Kim's story

Kim is a farmer. Since 1993, he has grown watermelon and cantaloupe. His wife and his of his children (aged 29 and 26) help him with is work. His youngest son works as a cook in a restaurant. The growth of Kim's business began with planting onions in an open field. He and his wife have decided to buy drip hosing and plastic to protect the crops from cold and wind. In the future, they plan on buying a tilling attachment for their tractor and also refrigeration equipment for cooling and storing their harvests. Their personal plans include building their own home. They need your help financing the purchase of drip hosing and plastic.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Blake Griffin



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