Kiva Lending Team: Tollefson Pirates of the Saskatchewan
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We loan because of wanting to do something about the unequal distribution of wealth and resources in our world. Loaning to entrepreneurs is an effective way of helping people and developing local economies. We are pleased to be able to do that. Because of Terry Tollefson's interests we suggest loans supporting farming and education, although we welcome all loans.
Our team honours the memory of Professor Terry Tollefson who taught Soil Science in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources at the University of Saskatchewan. Terry was an excellent teacher, a dear colleague, friend, and dedicated family man. He was a successful farmer who applied what he taught to conservation farming in the semi-arid prairies of Saskatchewan. Many students from Saskatchewan and from distant lands became his good friends, experiencing Terry's consistent support and interest in their life's journey.
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Asabe received a loan from Soil Science Graduate Students to purchase improved inputs in order to get a good harvest and earn more money.
Sreypov received a loan from Soil Science Graduate Students to buy a new plot to plant a rice paddy.
Microfinanzas Prisma received a loan from Darwin this Field Partner support their over 8,000 cooperative members that have been impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Angelina received a loan from Thomas to buy another quality-breed cow to improve her dairy production and business.
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