A loan of $375 helped to buy compost for his pineapple crop.

Joselito's story

Joselito is 36 years old and lives in his own house made of rustic materials. He resides in the village of Cabra Chica, a rural area in the District of Pucará. 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.

Joseinto is a farmer who specializes in growing pineapple. He has been in this line of work for five years. Whatever he produces is sold to small vendors at a market in his district. He is requesting a loan of 1,000 PEN so that he can buy compost for maintaining his pineapple crop. This will allow him to generate more income for his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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