A loan of $800 helped to purchase agricultural products and livestock feed.

Segundo José's story

Segundo Jose is 60 years old, a widow, and he lives with his children in the Canton of Guaranda, in the province of Bolivar. He has 3 children.

The members of the communal bank "Grupo Nucanchi Kawsay" live in the community of El Rayo of the Guanujo district in the Guaranda canton. It is at a distance of 25 minutes from the Cooperative office. They have different businesses, such as: agriculture, farming, commerce, livestock, construction work, and saw mill.

Segundo Jose is in agriculture and he cultivates wheat and corn. He is also in farming and he has 7 dairy cows. He makes his purchases at the market in Guaranda and he makes his sales at the wholesalers' market in the same city.

He requests a loan to purchase agricultural products and livestock feed. With the help of his loan he will be able to financially supply for his needs and he will be able to face challenges such as plagues, diseases, and the changing climate. His dream is to purchase farm land.

He enjoys watching television.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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