A loan of $200 helped to buy manure, herbicides, pesticides, and insecticides, among other farming inputs for his basic grains.


Alvaro's story

Alvaro recognizes the necessity of applying for a new loan, since he requires more working capital if he is to continue cultivating basic grains. This investment will allow him to buy agricultural inputs such as manure, herbicides, pesticides, and insecticides, among other inputs. Alvaro comments that his previous loan helped him to augment production and improved his income. These earnings were invested in household expenses. Alvaro's economic conditions have improved, as have the circumstances of his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD


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