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Peruvian Naturals supports four farmers in Cajamarca and San Martin

Peruvian Naturals has donated our earnings pledge for the third quarter of 2020 to four different farmers of cacao and other crops in the Cajamarca and San Martin departments of Peru.

Elder

According to his Kiva profile:

Elder, 29, has lived with his wife and two young children in native community of Mushu Puru Puru, Pinto Recodo, Lamas for the past 10 years. He works growing cacao and raising small animals, which allows him to provide for his family. He will use this loan to purchase fertilizers for his cacao crops, plant more cacao, and make repairs on his home.

This loan helps purchase fertilizers, plant more cacao and repair his house, and is special because it supports lucrative and sustainable livelihoods for organic farmers.

Pascual

According to his Kiva profile:

Pascual, age 47, has lived with his wife for almost 16 years in Pachiza, Mariscal Cáceres, San Martín. They have two minor children.

He grows cacao and raises cattle. With this income, he has managed to build a house of brick and to provide education for his children.

He will use the loan to buy fertilizers for cacao cultivation, and part of the funds to fix the fences where he keeps his cattle.

This loan helps to buy fertilizers for cacao cultivation and to fix fences, and is special because it supports lucrative and sustainable livelihoods for organic farmers.

Manuel Purificación

According to his Kiva profile:

Mr. Purificación is 59 years old and is the father of four children who are all adults. Mr. Purificación is responsible, hardworking, and entrepreneurial. This loan will help him to buy a plot of land which is suitable for growing corn, wheat, and vegetables. He has worked growing these crops for 25 years, and his goal is to expand his farmland to produce and sell more and increase his income.

This loan helps Manuel buy a plot of land which is suitable for growing corn, wheat and vegetables, and is special because it helps farmers diversify their sources of income and better provide for their families.

Jose Retilano

 

According to his Kiva profile:

Retilano is 27 years old, father of one son and a cattle farmer. Retilano is a passionate producer of cattle, and also is responsible, hardworking, and entrepreneurial.

The loan will help to buy a cattle inseminator of genetic quality and guaranteed origin.

He has worked in cattle farming for 7 years. His goal is to improve the genetic quality of his cattle, be recognized and distinguished in the raising of cattle, and increase his economic income and provide his family with a better quality of life.

This loan helps to buy a cattle inseminator of genetic quality and guaranteed origin, and is special because it helps farmers diversify their sources of income and better provide for their families.

See more about Peruvian Naturals philanthropy at www.kiva.org/lender/peruviannaturals. All loan recipients’ repayments are re-loaned in addition to the 3 percent earnings pledge.