A loan of $800 helped to plant corn, wheat, potatoes and to acquire livestock.


Angel Segundo's story

Angel Segundo R. A. is 30 years old, married, and he lives with his wife and with the unmarried children in the community of Guaranda of the Bolivar province. He has 4 children. The members of the group named Enmanuel live in the district of San Juan, belonging to the community of Guaranda. This group is made up of 17 members and they are dedicated to short-cycle agriculture including the cultivation of corn, wheat, and potatoes in large quantities, and they also raise livestock such as pigs and poultry. Angel is an agriculturist who plants corn and he raises pigs and poultry. He purchases feed for his livestock from the Silva commerce center every weekend. He sells the livestock at the fairs on Thursdays in the city of Guaranda. He requests a loan to plant corn, wheat, and potatoes and to purchase more livestock and their feed. With the support of this loan he will be able to meet his financial needs and he will be able to face challenges such as plagues and blights and the changing weather. His dream is to have a steady income. He enjoys sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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