A loan of $400 helped to buy fertilizers and pesticides for his crops.

Laurecio's story

Laulencio, 59, is a married man with eight children. He lives in rural setting on the out skirt of Kyotera. Two of his children attend school and he also takes care of his two grand children.

Laulencio is a farmer who grows maize and vegetables. He has been in this business since 1974 and works six days a week, ten hours per day as an indication of his hard work. Laulencio started this business due to passion for growing vegetables and availability of land.

He needs this loan to buy fertilizers and pesticides for his crops. He sells his products to traders in the city.

Laulencio's dream is to expand his agriculture activities so that he can produce large quantities of food, and he wishes to build a modern house for his family.

His main challenges are unpredictable weather conditions and lack of enough capital to buy fertilizers and pesticides. He describes himself as honest and hard working man.

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