A loan of $1,250 helped to buy compost and pay for labor in order to maintain his coffee crop.


Humberto's story

Humberto is 59 years old and lives with his wife and children in the District of Colasay. This community is known for agriculture, trade, and livestock breeding. It is located in Jaén Province, which is part of the region of Cajamarca in the northern mountains of Peru.

Humberto is a farmer who specializes in growing coffee. His wife helps with the work by cooking and preparing snacks for the day laborers. He and his wife are a united family. Humberto is requesting a loan of 3,500 PEN so that he can buy compost and pay for labor in order to maintain his coffee crop. This will result in a timely production so that he can offer his goods to his customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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