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

Silverio's story

Silverio is 56 years old, he makes his living in farming, sowing a variety of vegetables such as potatoes, yucca and corn in his plot of land located in the community of Espejo.

This is his first loan cycle with this communal bank, Silverio will use this loan to buy seeds to sow potatoes, which involves preparing the land. The reason he is seeking this loan is to have the financial resources to sower and be able to subsist. Silverio faces challenges in his business such as poor weather which ruin his crops on many an occasion. He will use the profits to improve his quality of life. Silverio is a very responsible and hardworking person and is grateful to the communal bank for the support given.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Severine

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