A loan of $875 helped to buy chicken manure fertilizer.


Gonzalo's story

Gonzalo is 36 years old and single. He was able to go to primary school. He lives in his own home in the community of Tiraque. He has 6 dependents under his responsibility, his children. His main activity is farming. He produces potatoes, 110 loads, beans (greens), 28 loads, onions, 25 loads, wheat, 16 quintals, barley, 18 quintals, and oats (fodder), 2 truckloads. He grows these crops on his own land inherited from his father. They are located in the same area. He does his farm work with the help of his neighbors and lives in a rustic adobe house. This loan is to buy chicken manure fertilizer. This way, he will have a better harvest that will allow him to improve his financial conditions and therefore his dependents' quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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