A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds for planting potatoes.


Elias's story

Elias, 25, makes a living in agriculture, planting a variety of vegetables such as potatoes, yuca, and corn on his land, which is located in the community of Pacay. This loan is his second with the institution. Elias will use this loan to buy seeds for planting potatoes, which implies preparing the soil. His reason for applying for this loan is to obtain the resources necessary for planting and to be able to sustain himself. Elias confronts challenges in his business, such as the harsh weather which often ruins his crops. He will use his earnings to improve his quality of life. Elias is a responsible and hardworking person. He is grateful to the institution for the support which they have given him.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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