A loan of $1,050 helped to buy fertilizer and fuel and assure a bountiful harvest.


Dodkhokul's story

Dodkhokul lives with his family in Yavan. Yavan is a small region. People of Yavan are famous for their hospitality, politeness and, most importantly, their hard work. Dodkhokul is one of those people who likes working hard and be able to take care of his family with honest work. He always tried to be successful and despises laziness. He has raised his children to be hard working and in the future will instill his work ethic in his grand kids as well. Dodkhokul is 68 years old, but he still works out on his fields. One can only envy the industrious spirit of this man! Most of his time is spent tending his crops, but he also manages to find time to repair cars and tractors. Dodkhokul is a trained auto-mechanic and worked in this profession for 52 years. However, his main occupation has always been farming. Dodkhokul wants to expand his business and needs to purchase fertilizer and fuel so that he can improve his future harvest. For this reason Dodkhokul is taking out this loan. He plans to use the profits from this venture to help his nephew pay for his wedding.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer



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