A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase organic fertilizer.

Celso's story

Celso is 41-years-old, single and independent, lives in a rented house in the company of 4 friends with each of them sharing the costs. Celso works in agriculture with his father who has a land where they grow vegetables and different types of vegetables and then sell them in your local market. With the proceeds he can cover their basic needs. He has bee in this business about 8 years. He likes his job because he can participate with his father in a family business. Also, he feels that this work support him and manages to generate an income to pay for his personal expenses. He says that he does not like when pests wants to ruin their crops, but he combats them in time. He hires workers to tend their crops. With the money that he earns he plans to open a restaurant in the city because he knows how to cook.

This will be his fifth loan with Kiva and he is grateful for the financial support provided to move forward. Also he agrees to pay their dues on time. With the amount requested of 3000 soles he will buy organic fertilizer for new production.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor

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