A loan of $1,000 helped to buy farming supplies and fertilizer for the crops.

Carlos Alberto's story

Carlos Alberto L. P., 40, is living with his spouse and child in Ventanas Canton, Los Ríos Province. He has one child.

The members of the “SAN JOSE DE LOS AMARILLOS” communal bank located in Amarillos which belongs to Ventanas Canton are short cycle corn and rice farmers.

Carlos farms corn and rice. He buys his products at Comercial Murillo and sells them there as well.

He is requesting the loan to plant corn and rice, to buy farming supplies and fertilizer for his crops. Support from the loan will help him economically to meet his needs. The challenges he faces are infestations, illnesses and the variations in the weather.

His dream is to get ahead. He enjoys playing sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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