Update on Santos ValentinSantos feels grateful for the opportunity he was given through the previous loan. The loan helped him to pay for the rent of land where he grows tobacco and for some supplies needed to give maintenance to his crops and fix a barn where he stores the tobacco.
He is planning to invest this new loan in the maintenance and repairing of the barn where he stores the tobacco leaves. He needs to buy wood, plastic film and pay for labor. Santos has to do this every year, since the wood and plastic get worn easily and he needs to store his produce under good conditions in order to get a good price from the tobacco companies. His next step is to improve his house in order to provide his family with a dignified place where to live.
En este nuevo préstamo piensa invertirlo para darle mantenimiento y reparación a la galera donde almacena la hoja de tabaco pues necesita comprar madera, plastico y pagar mano d obra, ya que año con año tiene que realizar esta labor porque la madera y el plástico no duran más tiempo y necesita almacenar su producto en buenas condiciones para poder venderlo a un buen precio a las empresas tabacaleras. Uno de sus siguientes pasos es ir mejorando la infraestructura de su casa para que su familia tenga un techo digno donde vivir.
Previous Loan DetailsSeñor Santos is a 48-year-old Kiva client, a native of San Antonio district in the municipality of Pueblo Nuevo, Esteli. He is a farmer who has been growing tobacco for 15 years. He went to school up to junior high school, and is now the father of five grown-up children. He says his first loan wa... More from Santos Valentin's previous loan »
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