Total loan: $2,000

Lino Augusto

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Echeandia, Bolívar Province, Ecuador / Agriculture

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Lino Augusto's story

Augusto, 64, is from the canton of Echeandia and is married. He lives with his wife and has 10 children, ages 40, 38, 37, 35, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28 and 26. The borrower works in agriculture and grows cocoa, oranges, bananas and hard corn, and raises pigs.

The loan will be used to buy farm supplies. With this investment he will improve crop production. The purchase of farm supplies will be done in the cantons of Ventanas and Echeandia. His goal is to have his own vehicle to take his products out to sell.

Regarding his family, the goal is to be together again because they are separated by the pandemic.

The challenges he faces are different diseases affecting his crops due to the lack of resources with which to pevent them. In his free time he enjoys watching volleyball since he cannot participate due to his age.