A loan of $750 helped to buy corn and squash seeds, herbicides and pesticides, in order to plant 7,000 square meters and to feed a heifer. This will help him to earn income to repay the loan and to buy food.


Josue Otoniel's story

Josue is 30 years old, and his wife helps him in his work growing crops and raising cattle. For ten years Josue has been growing corn, squash, and other vegetables. This is work that he learned from his grandfather, and today it is the sole source of income for his family. The loan that he is requesting through CREDICAMPO is to buy corn and squash seeds, herbicides and pesticides, in order to plant 7,000 square meters and to feed a heifer. This will help him to earn income to repay the loan and to buy food. Josue dreams of buying an irrigation system, in order to be able to grow crops all year longh. In this way he will improve his family's economic situation.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lorna Gladman



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