A loan of $800 helped to purchase supplies for sowing corn and potatoes.

Segundo Rodrigo's story

Segundo Rodrigo M. C. is 36 years old. He is married and lives with his wife and children in the Guaranda canton in the Bolívar province. He has 6 children.

Segundo belongs to the Guantucoto communal bank located a half hour from Guaranda, it is a group focussed on farming and livestock, especially the sowing of corn and potatoes in the mountain area, and rice in the coastal area. This group has 25 members.

Segundo has been farming for several years, sowing corn and potato, in addition he raises animals and cattle to later sell. He buys them in Guaranda and sells them in the main market of that city.

He is requesting the loan to buy supplies for sowing corn and potato. This loan would help him financially to supply the necessities for his family. They face challenges such as pests and disease in the crops. His dream is to buy a vehicle and a house.
He likes to play sport.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catherine Dent

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