A loan of $1,675 helped to buy fertilizer and irrigation equipment to increase and improve his production capacity.


Marco Aurelio's story

Marco Aurelio is 39 years old. He is a farmer from the Vereda Betania in the town of Carmen de Viboral, Colombia. His hole life, he has worked in farming and cattle raising. These activities have made him into a main support of his nuclear family, which is made up of his wife and three minor children.

Right now, he milks two cows and grows corn. In order to improve his harvest, Marco is asking for a loan to invest in buying fertilizer and irrigation equipment to increase and improve his production capacity.

His biggest worry is price fluctuations that constantly causes losses in the agricultural and livestock sector, directly affecting the farmers in the region. Marco hopes to be abel to generate financial stability to support his family and raise his three minor children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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