A loan of $300 helped to buy manure, weed-killers, insecticides, pest-control substances and pesticides.


Roberto William's story

Roberto engages in planting corn, pipiánes*, plantains and other products. He is single and he lives with his parents, and he has no relatives abroad. He learned his activity from his parents; nowadays he works independently and has been engages in it for two years.
The loan he is requesting will allow him to buy farming supplies he needs to harvest his crops, and he will buy manure, weed-killers, insecticides, pest-control substances and pesticides. This will help him having the land ready to be sowed.
He dreams of adding other types of crops, of improving his income, of building his own house and of granting a better standard of living to his family.

Pipián is a variety of squash known as ‘cushaw’ in the United States

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa


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