A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase supplies and animal feed.

Carlos Gualberto's story

Carlos Gualberto is 36 years old, married, and lives with his wife and children in the Cantón Guaranda Bolivar Province. He has 5 children.

The members of the V.R.C. Pucara Group are located in the neighborhood of Pucara Parroquia Guanujo at a distance of 15 minutes from the office of the cooperative. This group is comprised of 22 partners engaged in agriculture, livestock sales and marketing of vegetables.

Carlos works in agriculture and livestock. He has a plot of leased land where he plants potatoes, corn, and peas. He also has 5 sheep and 4 pigs. He purchases his goods ​​in the Guaranda market and sells in the wholesale market in the same city.

Carlos is requesting a loan to purchase supplies and animal feed. This support would help financially meet their needs. He faces challenges such as pests and diseases and the variety of weather. His dream is to improve the business. He also likes to celebrate the festivities of carnival.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Angela Yeh

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