A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds, fertilizers, and urea.


Galo Evaristo's story

Galo Evaristo is 43 years old, single, and has no children. He lives with his parents in the canton of Ventanas in Los Ríos Province.

Galo is a member of the October 27th Communal Bank, which is located in the neighborhood of Santa Sofía in the canton of Ventanas. This Communal Bank consists of short cycle farmers who grow corn, rice, and pigeon peas.

Galo is a farmer who grows corn. He buys and sells in Ventanas. Galo is requesting a loan to buy seeds, fertilizers, and urea so that he can prepare more land for planting. With the support of this loan, he will be able to buy farming supplies so that he can have a successful planting. His challenges include dealing with pests known as “langosta”.

His dream is to buy a piece of land. In his free time, Galo enjoys playing volleyball.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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