A loan helped to buy agricultural supplies to plant vegetables and use the concentrate to fatten chickens.

Wilber Alexander's story

Wilber is 26 years old and studied until grade 3. He has accompanied for eight years. He is a father of two children. A 7 year old son who is in grade one and a daughter who is 5 years old. His wife works doing household chores.

Wilber works planting vegetables, such as green beans, corn, cucumber and tomato. He learned this work from his older brothers, with whom he works the earth everyday, Monday through Sunday. He also raises chickens that are fattened in their coop. He also has one cow.

Wilber needs the loan to be able to buy agricultural supplies to plant vegetables that he will use in concentrate to fatten the chickens, which he will sell in a nearby village in order to earn a better income for his home.

Wilber dreams about improving his home and supporting his children so that they can pursue higher education and be good people in society.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catherine Dyck.

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