A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy agricultural inputs.


Canton Ixil I Group's story

Marcos, 41, is married and has four children, two of whom are in school. He completed five years of elementary school. He makes a living as a farmer. He started this business helping his parents and currently has 25 happy years of experience. He also has the help of his wife, a housewife who also helps him in agriculture. He's organizing a group and he decided to request a loan to increase his capital by buying seed and fertilizer to cultivate the land. In the near future he wants to have his own capital and have harvests that are more abundant all the time. The other members of the group also earn a living in agriculture.

In this group: Marcos , Augusto , Andres , Anselmo , Isidro , Santiago
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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