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Total loan: $1,000
Ventanas, Los Ríos Province, Ecuador / Agriculture
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Julio Alfredo's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to purchase seeds, urea, fertilizers, insecticides, manure and animal feed.
Julio Alfredo's story
Julio is 25 years old, single, and has one son. He lives with his son in his parent's house in the city of Ventanas, in the province of Los Ríos. The communal bank La Paulina is located in the Puerto Pechiche parish, in the district of La Paulina. This area belongs to the Pueblo Viejo region. The communal bank members make a living working in agriculture and livestock. Julio works in agriculture, growing corn and rice. He also raises hens and ducks. He is requesting a loan in order to buy seeds, urea, fertilizer, insecticide, organic manure and animal feed. With the help of the loan, he will be able to buy what is necessary for planting the corn and rice. He does all of the buying and selling in the city of Ventanas. His dream is to buy a house. In his free time, he likes to play sports.