A loan of $1,000 helped to plant potatoes.


Obispo's story

Señor Obispo is 25 and married with two children, who are one and five years old. He makes a living in agriculture by planting an assortment of vegetables as well as potatoes, yucca, and corn in his plot of land located in the community of Pacay. He also makes a living selling wood for the production of coal. This loan is his third cycle with the institution. Señor Obispo is going to use this loan to plant potatoes and to have the means to live. He is a responsible and hard-working person who is grateful to the institution for the support they offered because this allowed him to improve his income. He sells his products in the town market directly from the producer to the consumer.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Sawyer



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