A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase farming supplies and fertilizers.

Luis Alberto's story

Luis Alberto is 31 years old, single, and lives with his children in the canton of Ventanas in Los Ríos Province. He has two children, Katiuska (age 9) and Luis (age 7).

The members of the Communal Bank “Valle Alto” meet in the neighborhood of Voluntad de Dios in the canton of Ventanas. This Communal Bank consists of short-cycle farmers who grow corn and rice.

Luis is a farmer who grows corn, rice, and beans. He buys his products at the Peña Commericial Center and sells at the wholesale market in Ventanas.

He is requesting a loan to buy supplies for growing corn, rice, beans, and cacao, as well as fertilizers for these crops. With the support of this loan, he will be able to excel financially and improve his production. His dream is to buy a small farm.

Luis enjoys making conversation.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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