A loan of $500 helped to buy fertilizer and pay for manual labor to clear and apply fertilizer to 3 blocks of sugarcane plantations.


Santos Porfirio's story

Santos is 46 years old, he is in a common-law marriage, he has 5 children and he lives with his partner and children in a village in the Taulabe municipality. He works in agriculture, producing sugarcane, he has had this plantation for 15 years. Previously he worked as a machinery operator and later he decided to have his own plantation. He sells his yield to the sugarcane company. The loan requested is the quarter cycle and is for 10,000 lempiras. This money will be used to buy fertilizer and pay for manual labor to clear and apply fertilizer to 3 blocks of sugar cane plantations. This will help to give the sugarcane plantation help to yield a better harvest.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Joelle Kuiper



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