A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase agricultural products and fertilizers.

Armando Rigoberto's story

Armando Rigoberto P. A. is 29 years old. He lives with his common-law wife and their children in the city of Ventanas, in the Los Rios province. He has 2 children.

The communal bank named "Jesus Loves Us" is located in the community of Los Amarillos in the city of Ventanas. This group is dedicated to short-cycle agriculture, planting corn, rice, and beans. They have practiced this business for a long time.

Armando Rigoberto is an agriculturist who has been sowing corn, rice, and cocoa for the past 5 years. He purchases his products in Agripac Eicopa and he carries out his sales in the fair at Ventanas.

He requests a loan to purchase agricultural products and fertilizers that he needs to plant corn, rice, and cocoa. With this loan he will have the financial support to provide for his needs, and to face difficulties such as plagues, disease, and the changing weather. His dream is to have a car.

He enjoys playing sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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