A loan of $725 helped to purchase fertilizer to cultivate pineapples.


Edilberto's story

Edilberto is 58 years old and lives with his wife in the small village of San Lorenzo, a rural area that belongs to Pucará. It’s a community known for its hot climate. The people in his community work in agriculture, business and livestock. It’s located in the province of Jaén, in the Cajamarca region, in the northern highlands of Peru.

He works in agriculture, specifically in pineapple cultivation. He has been doing this for eight years, he also raises cattle. They are a united family that strives.

He has requested a loan for 2,000 Peruvian Nuevos Soles to purchase fertilizer for his pineapple crop so that he can improve his production to offer to his clients generating higher income for his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Lima



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