A loan of $1,500 helped to purchase a cow, and potato seeds to grow organically, on his smallholder land.

David's story

David lives in Cochabamba, Chapare province. He is 20 years old and single. Financially, he is independent. His main activity is agriculture. He grows potatoes and ullucus. He grows in an area of 3 hectares that he inherited from his parents. To sell his farm products he uses a consolidated market. Right now, he needs a loan to buy cattle to fatten up, as well as potato seeds. He invested his savings in buying organic fertilizer and other agricultural materials. This way, he can improve his work and have more income to improve his quality of life to benefit his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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