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Martimiana is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and corn.
Martimiana started this business a couple of years ago. She needed a way to help her husband with some of the expenses. She realized that the economic situation of the country is getting tougher every day, so they have to work really hard to have a better quality of life.
She sells corn when the corn season comes. She has regular costumers that buy every year, but the rest of the year she grows corn and takes care of the crops. She learned how to do this when she was little and she’s very proud of herself for being able to continue with her family tradition.
Martimiana needs this loan to buy corn seeds and fertilizers to start her crops.
She hopes that this investment will help her business succeed; she is very grateful with the foundation for this great opportunity they are giving her.
Mrs. Martimiana is 38 years old. She never had the opportunity to attend school. Her husband is a farm laborer. They have one adult son. They all live in community in the state of Oaxaca characterized for having hardworking and happy people.
The Agriculture business sector covers all farming and livestock activities. Some entrepreneurs request loans to help in securing supplies and equipment. Others want to buy more animals to breed or purchase feed and medicines. The majority of our loan clients live in rural communities where agriculture is already understood as a business model. It is for this reason that approximately 50% of our loans are in the agricultural sector.
The community of Vincente Camalote is located in the state of Oaxaca, about two hours from the city of Tierra Blanca. The climate is warm and the landscape is lush and green. Many residents participate in agriculture, primarily harvesting sugar cane. Other economic activities include commerce and fishing.
World Vision is working to improve the health of families in Vincente Camalote by providing housing materials for the improvement of living spaces; restoring water tanks for access to clean water; and supporting medical treatment and HIV- and AIDS-awareness campaigns. We are also supporting education by training teachers and tutors and providing spiritual-formation workshops for teens.
Thank you for supporting the small loan for Martimiana Perez Moreno to improve her corn business. She invested her loan of $400 to buy fertilizer and corn to plant.
Martimiana has now repaid her loan in full. She used her additional income to buy supplies in bulk.
The profits she is earning create lasting improvements in her life. In the future Martimiana hopes to repair or expand their home and expand her business further.
Thank you for your support of Martimiana and World Vision Micro. These funds are now being recycled to support another deserving entrepreneur in the same community.