#119: How This Shipping Container Farmer's $200,000 Debt Has Been Forgiven

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Mario Vitalis of New Age Provision Farms took out $200,000 in USDA loans to fund his hydroponics shipping container operation in Indianapolis and now his debts have been forgiven. At the onset of starting his business, Mario made several attempts to qualify for a loan - a process that was wrapped in discirimination and rejection. Receiving encouragement from his late grandfather pushed him to appeal and not give up. Mario's story takes a few detours along the way, one that will bring you to tears, but ultimately it ends in victory with a zero loan balance and a new book in store. Tap in to hear Mario tell his story!

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