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Luis is 34 years old. He lives with his partner, with whom he has three children who are 1, 9, and 15 years old and who are all in school. Luis has been working in farming and livestock for over 11 years. They live in the community of Cañaveral, 40km from El Torno, where their plot of land is and where they grown watermelons, citrus, and yucca. The loan they have requested is to plant sorghum and for the cost of preparing the land. They sell the sorghum as feed for livestock. They sell everything they grow directly from grower to consumer at the local market. He is happy with the institution and thankful for the help he has received.
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El Sr. Luis, tiene 34 años vive con su pareja con la que tienen tres hijos de las edades de 1, 9 y 15 años, todos se encuentran estudiando, El Sr. Luis se dedica a la agricultura y a la ganadería, hace más de 11 años, ellos viven en la comunidad de cañaveral Distante a 40 km. del Torno, donde tienen su parcela donde siembran sandia, maíz, cítricos y yuca, el crédito que han solicitado es para la siembra de sorgo y los gastos que implica el preparado de la tierra, este sorgo lo venden como forraje para alimento del ganado Todo lo que ellos siembran lo venden directo del productor al consumidor en el mercado de la zona, se siente feliz y agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 116
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  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Luis to plant sorghum.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014