A loan of $1,175 helped buy seeds (onion, bean, potato) and chemical and organic fertilizer.

Diogenes's story

Sr, Diógenes is 21 years old. There are five people in his family, three children and their two parents. They are a simple family with very little money who live in the community of Taboada in the municipality of Mizque, in Cochabamba department. Diógenes works in agriculture and also raises cattle. He grows onions, beans, and potatoes which he sells locally to businesses in Mizque. He is very well respected in the community for his dedication to his work and his sense of responsibility to the care and education of his family.

He and his family live in an adobe house with a bamboo roof and mud-covered walls. Diógenes is seeking a loan to buy seeds, fertilizer, and chemical supplies for his fields. He hopes to improve the standard of living of his whole family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A

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