A loan of $1,000 helped to work and buy fertilizers and urea.


Ángel Leonidas's story

Ángel Leonidas V. S. is 75 years old. He is married, and lives with his wife and grandchildren. Gonzalo is 18 years old, and Galo is 8 years old. They live in the town of San Miguel in the Bolívar province. He has one daughter, Aida. Aida is 35 years old.

Ángel is a member of the Lotan Bajo Communal Bank. It is half an hour from the town of San Miguel. There are 13 members in all. Most of them work in agriculture. Ángel is a farmer, and he grows corn, wheat, and potatoes. He buys and sells in the market every weekend.

He is requesting the loan to work and buy fertilizer and urea. He thinks that it will be easier with the fertilizers. His goal for the upcoming years is to work. There are illnesses in his family.

In his free time Ángel likes to dance and sing.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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