A loan of $1,225 helped to buy bean seeds and agricultural supplies.


Gilber's story

Gilber is a 25 year old young man, and he is a farmer. He lives with his parents in an area in the southern part of the country. He is requesting a loan for six hundred thousand colones (¢600.000) in order to buy bean seeds, granular fertilizer, and fungicides to protect his crops while they are growing He sells his harvest at the local gathering center. This way he helps his parents, covers his educational expenses, and meets his other financial obligations. He indicates that he would like to become a big producer. In order to do so he puts his best effort into this business activity.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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