Update on Gabriel AbelardoGabriel Abelardo is 20 years old, married, and lives with his wife and child in the neighborhood of Campo Alegre in the canton of Ventanas.
The San Jacinto Communal Bank is located in the neighborhood of Campo Alegre, which is near the parish of Guare in the canton of Ventanas. This Communal Bank consists of short-cycle farmers who grow corn and rice.
Gabriel Abelardo is a farmer who has been growing corn and rice for two years. He learned this trade from his parents. His purchases are made at the Jiménez Commericial Center in the city of Ventanas and he sells his products in the same city. The loan he is requesting will be used to buy seeds, fertilizers, and composts for taking care of his crops. This will also help increase his family’s income. His dream is to have a house and a plot of land.
Gabriel Abelardo enjoys playing sports and listening to music.
Esta ventanilla SAN JACINTO, se encuentra ubicada en el recinto Campo Alegre, cerca de la parroquia Guare perteneciente al Cantón Ventanas, esta ventanilla se dedica a labores agrícolas de ciclo corto siembra de maíz y arroz.
Gabriel Abelardo se dedica a la agricultura siembra de maíz y arroz desde hace 2 años, herencia de los padres, las compras las realizan en comercial Jiménez de la ciudad de ventanas y las vende en la misma ciudad.
El préstamo lo solicita para la compra de semillas, fertilizantes y abonos para el cuidado de los cultivos, además le ayudado para aumentar los ingresos de la familia. Sueño es tener una casa y un terreno.
Le gusta hacer deporte y escuchar música.
Previous Loan DetailsGabriel Abelardo is 20 years old. He is married and lives with his wife and son in Ventanas canton, in Los Ríos province. The San Jacinto community bank is located in Campo Alegre, in Guare parish, in Ventanas canton. The members of this community bank work in short-cycle agriculture. They… More from Gabriel Abelardo's previous loan »
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