A loan of $300 helped buy seeds, fertilizers and manure.

Galo Evaristo's story

Galo Evaristo is 42 years old, single and lives with his parents, he has no children. He lives in the Ventanas area, province of Los Ríos.

The communal bank is called October 27, it is located in the San Sofia neighborhood, part of the Ventanas area, they work in short cycle agriculture corn, rice, and pigeon peas.

Galo works in agriculture, especially in corn, rice and beans. He buys his items each month in Ventanas and sells them in the market in the same area.

He needs the loan to buy seeds, fertilizers and manure. The support from the loan will help him to meet his economic needs. Galo faces different challenges like plagues and diseases that hurt his crops. His dream is to have his own home and land.

He enjoys sports and walking with his parents.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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