A loan of $3,825 helped a member to buy farming supplies.

El Cedral 2 Group's story

José Baudilio is 31 years old and lives with his wife and three children in a common law marriage. They live in the town of Nueva Frontera, Santa Bárbara. He used to raise livestock, but 10 years ago he began raising coffee, corn, and beans. This is a group loan request and his part is 7,000 Lempiras that he will use to buy fertilizer, compost, and clean off the fields for his coffee crops and other basic grains His goal is to repay the loan by the end of the season and remodel his house with his earnings. The group is called “El Cedral 2,” and is made up of eight persons who live in the same community and who are farmers.

In the photograph we have, from left to right: José Yovany wearing a purple shirt, José Baudilio wearing a red shirt and hat, then Jorge, José Aníbal wearing a red shirt, María, followed by José Antonio, José Ernesto is crouched down on the left wearing a grey shirt, and Elvin wearing a black shirt on the left. The group loan is for 78,000 Lempiras and they will use the money to buy fertilizer and clean off their coffee fields.

In this group: Jorge Alexander, Maria De Jesus, Jose Yovany, Jose Ernesto, Elvin, Jose Antonio, Jose Anibal, Jose Baudilio

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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