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José Silvio


A loan of $800 helped to buy fertilizer so his crop will grow well and have a good harvest. His income as a motorcycle taxi driver is extra income for his home, but not enough to invest in the farming.


José Silvio's story

José is 33 years old. He is in a common law marriage. Since he was young he has worked the land, which he learned helping his family do the same. Right now, he drives a motorcycle taxi in the city, which is 30 minutes from his residence.

The loan he is asking for is to buy fertilizer so that his crop will grow well and have a good harvest. His work in the motor cycle taxi is extra income for his home, but it isn't enough to invest it in farming. The need is great since he doesn't have the necessary income to invest in planting and it is work that brings in good income. His objective is to buy another motorcycle taxi, plant more on his land, and improve the quality of life of his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 12, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 12, 2013