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Total loan: $500
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Leonidas

El Salvador
El Salvador / Farm Supplies

A loan of $500 helped to buy agricultural inputs like insecticides, herbicides, pesticides, manure and seeds.


Leonidas's story

Leónidas works growing basic grains to supply his family and the rest he sells to have income. He is the only person who works in his house. He lives with his life companion and their children. He works alone in his business. Sometimes he hires labor to help him. He has been farming for 30 years and it is something he learned from his father. His timetable is from 7 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon.

He will invest the capital in buying agricultural inputs like insecticides, herbicides, pesticides, manure and seeds. to prepare the earth for planting and grow basic grains. He hopes to have an abundant crop so he can have higher profits and secure better food for his family. He hopes to expand his growing area, pay off his loan and provide a better standard of living for his family.

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 27, 2014

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 27, 2014