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Total loan: $1,200
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José Luís

Ecuador
San Miguel, Ecuador / Agriculture

A loan of $1,200 helped to buy seeds and to buy feed for his animals.


José Luís's story

José Luís B. is 27 years old. He lives with his partner and children in Bolívar province. He has two children.

The 'Calzado Solidario' community bank is located in El Calzado, in San Miguel canton, half an hour from our offices. This bank has 12 members who work in short-cycle agriculture, growing corn, potatoes and beans, and raising farmyard animals and cattle.

José Luís is a farmer who grows corn, potatoes and beans. He also raises farmyard animals. He buys his products in San Miguel market every week and sells his products in the market in San Miguel every Thursday.

José Luis is requesting this loan to buy seeds, and to buy feed for his animals. The support of this loan will help him to financially cover his needs. He faces challenges in his business such as insect infestations, plant diseases and changes in the weather. His dream is to prosper financially and to own his own business.

José Luis enjoys spending time with his family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: February 25, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: February 25, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose