A loan of $500 helped for crop care.

Fausto Fernando's story

Fausto Fernando P. G., 30, is single and lives with his parents in Chillanes canton, Bolívar province.

He is a member of the “EL Placer de Ser Amigos” (The Pleasure of Being Friends) communal bank located twenty minutes from San José del Tambo parish. It has 15 members who for the most part are cocoa bean farmers or small business owners.

Fausto is a farmer. He has cocoa bean, soybean and rice crops. He buys his products in Mata de Cacao and sells them in Matilde Esther every two weeks.

He is asking for funds to buy supplies for his cocoa bean crops. Support from the loan will help him keep growing cocoa beans. His dream is to continue working and making progress with his family.

He enjoys playing Volleyball.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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