A loan of $1,000 helped to buy agricultural supplies.

Mirta Lilliam's story

Mirta Lilliam, 60, is married living alone. She intends to use her loan to buy fertilizer, fungicide and to pay labor costs for coffee crop chores and also to buy some seedlings for replanting. The goal is to increase her acreage under cultivation and take advantage of the soil’s fertility and weather and other conditions that favor coffee growing. She expects these improvements will result in higher profits to improve her living conditions and also be invest a bit more into her crops as well as to reach some personal goals.

This is her first FUDECOSUR loan. She’s had no previous loans with state banks and FUDECOSUR offered the best loan terms with a much lower interest rates.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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