A loan of $600 helped to buy farming supplies and fertilizers.


Julio Cesar's story

Julio Cesar V. M. is 23 years old. He lives with his common-law wife and daughter in Ventanas canton, in Los Ríos province. The members of the JERUSALEN community bank are located in Caimito district, in Puerto Pechiche parish, in Pueblo Viejo canton. The members of this community bank work in short-cycle agriculture, growing corn, rice and pigeon peas. They have been in this line of work for many years. Julio Cesar is a farmer who grows corn, rice and pigeon peas. He buys his products in the García and López shopping areas and sells his products in the Vaca shopping area. He is requesting this loan to buy farming supplies and fertilizers for his corn, rice and pigeon pea crops. The support of this loan will help him to financially cover his needs. He faces challenges such as insect infestations, plant diseases and changes in the weather. His dream is to buy a farm. Julio Cesar likes taking part in sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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