A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds, manure and fertilizers.

José Humberto's story

José Humberto C. P. is 36 years old. He is single and lives with his parents and siblings in Chillanes canton, in Bolívar province. He doesn't have any children.

The members of the Jesús del Gran Poder community bank, San Ramón community, is located in Chillanes canton, 35 minutes from our Chillanes office. The members of the group work exclusively in farming.

José is a farmer. He grows corn and beans. He makes both his purchases and his sales in Chillanes canton, in the Sunday market.

José is requesting a loan to buy seeds, manure and fertilizers to ensure the quality of his crops. The support of this loan will help him to cover his needs financially. He faces challenges such as plant diseases, illnesses and changes in the weather. His dream is to own his own land. José likes to go out for walks.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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