A loan of $600 helped a member to purchase fertilizer and pay to clear the fields in order to maintain his crops.


G.s Los Agricultores Group's story

Don Mariano is 64 years old, single, and has 1 child who lives with him in a small village in the town of Cofradia, Cortes. He has always made a living in agriculture. He has spent 20 years producing and harvesting corn and beans. He is requesting a loan for 2,500 lempiras to buy fertilizer and to clear the fields in order to maintain his corn and bean crops. Also so he will be able to earn a good profit and harvest and to grow. His goal is to maintain his business and grow other crops.

This group is called The Farmers and is made up of 4 members that making a living in agriculture and live in the same area. The group loan is for 12,500 Lempiras. They will invest it in the maintenance of their crops. In the photo from left to right is Mariano, Jesus, Jose, and Oscar.

In this group: Mariano, Jesus Oraldo, Jose Alvaro, Oscar Armando

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rachael Todd



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