A loan of $900 helped to buy potato seeds and organic fertilizer for farming.


Antonio's story

Antonio is a 24-year-old single man. He lives with his parents and siblings in Caserío Xolbé, El Tablón Sololá, Sololá.

He is a farmer who works hard to sustain his family. He works by farming potatoes where he lives. He learned this work from his parents many years ago, and it was his first job. He earns a decent living from this work, which helps him cover his family's needs.

Now, he has 10 years of experience in this area. He is requesting a loan of 7,000.00 Q to buy potato seeds and organic fertilizer for farming. This will help him increase earnings.

He mentions that his greatest dream is to furnish his home and help his siblings with their education so they have opportunities in life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Polenske



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