A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seed, manure and fertilizer.

Carlos Alberto's story

Carlos Alberto M. S., 36, is married living with his wife and children in Chillanes canton, Bolívar province. He has three children.

The “JESUS DEL GRAN PODER” communal bank is in San Ramón which is located in Chillanes canton, 35 minutes from the Office in Chillanes. The members of this communal bank are all farmers.

Carlos is a corn and broad bean farmer. His purchases and sales both occur in the Chillanes canton market on Sundays.

He is asking for the loan to buy seed, manure and fertilizer so that his crops will be of good quality. Support from the loan will help him economically to meet his needs. They face challenges like infestations, illnesses and weather variations. His dream is to build a house and provide an education for his children.

He enjoys family excursions.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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