A loan of $600 helped to buy seeds, supplies, liquid fertilizers, urea, and fertilizer for the crops.


Marcos Vinicio's story

Marcos Vinicio, 18, is single and has no children. He lives with his parents in Ventanas Canton, in the province of Los Ríos. The members of the Caminando Hacia el Futuro Communal Bank, located in the Jesús de Gran Poder area of Ventanas Canton, work in short-cycle agriculture, growing corn and rice. Marcos works in agriculture, growing corn and rice. He buys his products at Marlín Market and in the stalls there and in Ventanas. He is requesting the loan to buy seeds, supplies, liquid fertilizers, urea, and fertilizer for the crops. The support from the loan would help him economically to supplement his needs in confronting challenges like disease and illness. His dream is to be able to buy a piece of land and build a house to live quietly. In his spare time, Marcos likes to take walks and spend more time working.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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