A loan of $1,550 helped to buy organic fertilizer.

Deniza's story

Deniza is 65 years old. She is married to Regner. They live together with their grandson in the home they own. Deniza's job is growing farm products such as lemons, tangerines and oranges, although right now she is preparing 2 fish farm pools to raise jungle fish such as paiche, gamitada, paco and more. The place where she does the planting and harvesting is in front of her house. she has 8 hectares for this work . She has been doing this for 22 years, planting and harvesting citrus. She says that she tills the earth, does the fertilizing, the planting, the irrigation and the harvesting with her husband, her grandson and 2 more workers who are a lot of help with this type of labors. Later, with her husband, she transports the product to the market to sell, because they are much sought after by customers. She hopes to keep going ahead with this business and continuing to have the success she has now. This will be loan number 7 with Kiva and she feels very grateful for the financial support that has been given. With the amount of 4000 soles that she has asked for, she will buy organic fertilizer for her crops.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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