A loan of $800 helped purchase of corn for planting.

Yimmy Geovanny's story

Yimmy Geovanny C. F. is twenty years old. He is single without children and lives with his parents. He lives in Ventanas a province in Los Rios.

Yimmy is a partner in the Valle Alto rural bank which is located in Recinto Voluntad de Dios, an hour and a half away from Ventanas. There are 23 partners in all most of whom work in the agricultural sector. This will be their second loan with the San Jose Cooperative.

Yimmy works in agriculture; he grows corn that grows on a short cycle. He makes his purchases every month in the city of Ventanas, and he sells his product there too.

He is applying for a loan to purchase corn seeds. He believes that the loan is an opportunity to improve his life. HIs dreams are to continue with his studies and finish university. His business faces difficulties such as infestations, diseased plants, and the variability of the weather.

He likes to play soccer on the weekends.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patrick King

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