A loan of $800 helped to purchase seeds and fertilizer, and to pay for a tractor to till his land.


Juan Ernesto's story

Juan works in agriculture and animal husbandry, and he enjoys this work a lot. He lives with his wife in his own home; they have no children.

Juan learned this trade when he was 15 years old. His grandfather taught him to farm, and ever since he has managed land that he inherited. Juan will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer, and to pay for a tractor to till his land.

This investment will help him to improve his farming activity, which is his main source of income, so that he can keep his family's finances stable. He will also grow as a person, and be able to continue to strive to do the best in life with what he has.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar


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