A loan of $500 helped to buy seeds, chemical and organic fertilizers, pest control,etc.

Jose Horacio's story

Jose, 57, lives with his wife and children. For many years, he has been dedicated to farming, especially planting maize and beans. When ready, he stores them in the silos shown in the photo and then sells them at the different markets found near his house. Jose is requesting a loan to buy seeds, organic and chemical fertilizers, pest control, etc. and will thus be able to have better income and give his family a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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