A loan helped to purchase fertilizers and liquid fertilizers to apply to the leaves to give the necessary care to his coffee crop.
Elvin Renan's story
Elvin is a 56-year-old man, single, who has 3 children, and lives with a child in the municipality of San Luis, which is next to Santa Bárbara.
Elvin has had his own coffee property for 31 years, this crop being the source of income for his family. He sells the harvests by the quintal to local intermediaries.
Previously, he worked growing corn and beans.
He asks for his fourth loan from ODEF, for the amount of 10,000 lempiras, to invest in the purchase of fertilizers and liquid fertilizers to apply to the leaves to give the necessary care to his coffee crop. This financing will help him to have a greater yield of coffee. his plan is to improve his quality of life.
This loan is special because:
It allows smallholder farmers to purchase inputs to improve yields on favorable terms.