A loan of $800 helped to buy seeds and natural and chemical fertilizers.


Pedro Leonel's story

Pedro Leonel is 21 years old, and he is married. He lives with his wife and his one year old son, Adrian, in the Ventanas canton, Los Ríos province.

His Communal Bank is called San Francisco de Sibimbe. It is located in Sibimbe precint, which is in the Ventanas canton. The communal bank has 20 members who grow short cycle corn and rice.

Pedro devotes himself to growing corn and rice. He makes his purchases in Ventanas every month, and he sells at the fair in the same place.

He is requesting a loan to buy seeds and natural and chemical fertilizers. The support of the loan will help him financially in order to supply his necessities. He faces challenges like not having money to invest.

His dream is to get ahead with the family, to give his son the necessities, and to buy a house.

He likes to play sports and cockfighting.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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