A loan of $600 helped to buy farming supplies and fertilizers for his cacao crops.


Edgar Hernan's story

Edgar Hernan R. S. is 38 years old. He is single and lives with his parents in Chillanes canton, in Bolívar province. He has one child. The 'El Batan' solidarity group is located 90 minutes from the Chillanes office, in Chillanes canton. This group has 21 members who work in short-cycle agriculture, growing cacao, cassava and corn. They have been in this business for a long time. Edgar has been growing cacao, cassava and corn for a long time. He buys his products in Bucay canton and sells them in Chillanes market and in the district. Edgar is requesting a loan to buy farming supplies and fertilizers for his cacao crops. The support of this loan will help him financially to cover his needs. He faces challenges such as insect infestations, diseases and changes in weather. His dream is to continue working. He likes to take part in sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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