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A loan of $300 helped to buy fertilizer and to prepare the soil to plant 10,500 square meters of land.


German's story

German is 37 years old. He only went to school up to the ninth grade. He is married and has 5 children. He raises cattle that he sells and has been working in agriculture for 17 years. His children help him in his work from 4 in the morning until 12 noon.

This client has been on his own at work for 17 years. He learned it from his family. Previously he worked as a merchant. He works 2 km a day to where he has his crop.

The loan that he is asking for is to buy fertilizer and to prepare the soil to plant 10,500 square meters of land. This way, he will generate a harvest that will be used for income and for home consumption.

The client wants to have a good yield that will allow him to sell a portion to pay off the debt with Fundacion Campo as well as give his children what they need to grow up healthy, strong and well educated, and if possible buy a cow for profit.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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