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A loan of $1,200 helped agricultural supplies and feritlizer.


Mesias Heriberto's story

Mesias Heriberto V. G. is a 51-year-old widower. He lives with his children in the San Miguel canton, Bolívar province. He has 6 children.
The members of the communal bank YAGUI GRANDE are located 30 minutes from the San Miguel office in the San Miguel canton. The members of this bank are short-cycle farmers of corn and potatoes and have been doing this work for a long time.
Mesias sows corn and potatoes. He buys his products in Ambato and San Miguel and sells them in the San Miguel market on Thursdays.
He requests this loan to purchase agricultural supplies and fertilizer for the cultivation of corn and potatoes. This loan will help him provide household necessities. He faces challenges from insects, diseases, and the variability of the weather. His dream is to be able to build a house.
He enjoys sports and spending time with his children.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Schell



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