A loan of $650 helped buy raw materials for farming (vitamins, seeds for corn, runner beans and onions) so as to boost their agricultural activities, improve their diets and guarantee his retirement.


Alfredo's story

Mr. Alberto is 58 years old, married and the father of 2 children who are attending primary school. At the company where he works, he has been responsible for the production of bricks, beams and slabs for more than 3 years, but he has also been helping his wife with her informal farming for the last 10. They grow corn, runner beans, Reno potatoes and other products which they sell at the door of their small farm and at various markets in Boane.

The current loan will be used to buy raw materials for farming (vitamins, seeds for corn, runner beans and onions) so as to boost their agricultural activities, improve their diets and guarantee his retirement.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Ines Teles


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