A loan of $1,000 helped to buy manure, weed-killers, insecticides, pest-control substances, and to pay the rent of his land.


Rene Arcides's story

René is a cattle farmer as well as engaging in planting corn and beans. He lives with his family and he has three children aged 9, 17 and 21. He has been engaging in this activity for 15 years, he has learned it form his parents and up to know he has had no problems.
The loan he is requesting will allow him to buy manure, weed-killers, insecticides, pest-control substances, and to pay the rent of his land in order to harvest his crops. This will help him to buy farming supplies and he will succeed in providing for his family with his income.
He dreams of seeing his activity grow and to support his children in their studies.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa


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