A loan of $1,000 helped purchase seeds for his corn, bean, pea, and lupini bean crops.


Lizardo Baudillo's story

Lizardo Baudillo Q. C. is 48 years old and lives with his wife and six children in the canton of Chillanes in the province of Bolívar.

The members of the V.R.C Luz y Progreso [Light and Progress] are located 20 minutes from the Chillanes office in the canton of Chillanes. The group is made up of farmers and other laborers. It has 17 members.

Lizardo is a farmer who plants corn, beans, peas, and lupini beans. He buys his products in Chillanes and sells them in the market in Chillanes and in his area.

He is asking for this loan to purchase corn, bean, peas, and lupini bean seeds. With the support of this loan, he will be able to meet his financial needs. He can meet challenges like plagues, sicknesses, and weather changes. His dream is to continue working and send his children to school.

He likes to play sports, meet people, and celebrate holidays.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd



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