A loan of $2,325 helped a member to buy manure for potato crops.

"jesùs" Group's story

José is President of the communal bank called “Jesús’ which has 7 members and was created on May 4, 2011. This is its first loan in this modality. All the communal bank members will invest their funds from FODEMI in their farming activities.

José is a very enterprising man. He’s 23 years old and lives in the community of Yuracruz, Sagrario Parish, Ibarra Canton. He’s single and has no children.

José learned to work the land while still very young because his parent’s also did that. Because of this he’s now requesting a loan to buy manure for his potato crops.

José dream for the future is to manage to get a house of his own and have a family to provide comforts to.

In this group: José, Jaime, Segundo, María, Carlos, Rosa, Daniel

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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