A loan of $500 helped agricultural inputs and fertilizers.

Augusto Moises's story

Augusto Moises R. B. is 74. He is in a common-law marriage and lives with his partner and children in the Chillanes Canton, Bolivar province. He has 8 children. The V.R.C. Tres de Noviembre group has 28 members and is 90 minutes from the office, within the limits of the Chillanes Canton. This region is dedicated to short-cycle agricultural labour; the sowing of rice, bananas, corn, cocoa, oranges and yucca. They spend a lot of time doing this work. Augusto Moises works in agriculture, sowing rice, bananas, corn, cocoa, oranges and yucca. He purchases his products in Mata de Cacao and sells in the Matilde Esther Market and in Bucay. He is requesting this loan to purchase agricultural inputs and fertilizers for the cultivation of rice, bananas, corn, cocoa, oranges and yucca. The support of this loan will help him economically to supply his needs. He confronts challenges such as plagues, diseases and the varied climate. His dream is to improve his family's quality of life. He enjoys watching television.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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