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A loan of $525 helped to clean his cacao trees.


Abelino's story

Abelino is a young cacao farmer from the beautiful village of Red Bank. He is a father of two children, both not of school age. He started cacao farming by purchasing seedlings and building his own nursery. Now he maintains an acre of cacao trees that are five years old. He intends to get a loan so that he can continue to expand it and further give it proper maintenance. His future intentions are to send his children to school to become better educated.



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