A loan of $600 helped to buy fertilizers for his coffee plantation.

Julio's story

Julio is a small coffee producer who lives with his wife and five children in a rural community of Northern Nicaragua. He is a member of Asociación Pueblos en Acción Comunitaria (PAC), which is fair-trade certified.

Last season, he produced 200 quintals of parchment coffee and 40 quintals of beans. For this coffee season, Julio is requesting a loan to buy fertilizers for his coffee plantation, which will improve the quality and productivity of his produce. His goal is to continue growing and give his family a better future. He believes that growing coffee is a good way to achieve it.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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