A loan of $800 helped the purchase of supplies and seeds.

José Manuel's story

José Manuel C. Q., age 39 años, is a widower. He lives with his children in the Ventanas Canton, Los Rios province. He has 4 children.

The members of the V.R.C. Narcisa de Jesus are located in the San Temistocles region, belonging to the Ventanas Canton. This region is dedicated to short-cycle agricultural labour, sowing corn and rice.

Jose works in agriculture, sowing corn and rice. He buys and sells his products in stalls in the Peña shopping center and also sells them at home or in the market every day.

He is requesting this loan for sowing corn and buying supplies and seeds. 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 buy a car.
He enjoys watching television.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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