A loan of $375 helped build a fence around his fields.

Carlos Alberto's story

Carlos Alberto is 57 years old and lives with his wife in Zana district. The local population is dedicated to commerce, cattle raising, and cultivating sugar cane, rice, and corn some 2 hours from the city of Chiclayo on Peru's northern coast.

With his family, Carlos Alberto raises and sells ducks, hens, and pigs. he also works as an agricultural laborer in the surrounding zones of his district, cultivating corn and rice.

He is soliciting a loan of 1,000 new sols to build a fence around the perimeter of his land. In this manner, he will have more security, preventing outsiders from entering his property.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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