A loan of $1,200 helped to buy merchandize to grow corn, wheat, beans and potatoes and animals to fatten up and later sell.


Juan Arsecio's story

Juan Arsecio Y. T. is 45 years old, married and lives with this wife and 3 children, they live in the area of Guaranda in the Province of Bolívar.

Juan belongs to the Ventanilla Casaiche Chilipamba located half an hour from Guaranda. It is a group that dedicates themselves to agriculture and stock breeding like dairy cows and pigs, the group has 20 members.

Juan grows corn, wheat, beans, and potatoes and breeds dairy cows. He buys in Guaranda and sells to a wholesale market in the same city.

He needs the loan to buy merchandize to grow corn, wheat, beans and potatoes and animals to fatten up and later sell. The loan will help him financially to meet his families’ needs. His dream is to be able to buy a home, car and fields to have his animals.

Juan likes to walk with his family and to listen to music.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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