A loan of $375 helped to buy fertilizers for his crops.

Roy's story

Roy is a hardworking man. He is 40 years old and lives with his family in San Martin. Roy has five children who are his greatest source of pride. For this reason, he strives each day to provide them a better future.

Roy has worked in agriculture for many years. He plants mainly corn during favorable seasons. Some time ago, he began dabbling in cacao crops and is doing very well. As a boy, Roy learned how to farm by helping his parents in the fields. He gained a great deal of knowledge from those experiences. In addition, he is passionate about cultivating different crops and is concerned about providing a quality product to his customers.

Roy is grateful to the Kiva lenders for the support they have provided. He will be able to buy supplies so that he can fertilize his crops, which include the cacao plants that he cultivating in order to generate more income. As a result, his family’s quality of life will improve. Thanks to this support, Roy can continue to move forward so that he can become the most important producer in the area.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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