A loan helped to buy farm supplies and fertilizers.

Antonio Francisco's story

Antonio Francisco is 45 years old, single, and has two children. He lives alone in Chillanes canton, in Bolívar province.

The 'El Placer' community bank is located in Chillanes canton, in San José del Tambo province, 60 minutes from our office. The bank has 24 members who work in agriculture; growing bananas, rice, cassava, cacao, soy and oranges. They also raise farmyard animals.

Antonio Francisco grows rice, corn, oranges, soy and bananas. He makes his purchases in San José del Tambo and makes his sales in the Sunday street market in Chillanes.

Antonio Francisco is requesting this loan to buy farm supplies and fertilizers. This loan will support him in improving his harvest. He does not face serious challenges in his business. His dream is to enjoy good health so that he can continue working and helping to educate his children.

Antonio Francisco enjoys going out for walks on Sundays with his children.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer anonymized.

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