A loan of $1,000 helped to buy farming supplies, urea, compost, and liquid treatments for weeds.


Victor Julio's story

Victor Julio is 24 years old, married, and has one child. He lives with his wife and four-year-old son in the canton of Ventanas in Los Ríos Province. Victor 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. Victor is a farmer who grows corn. He buys and sells in Ventanas. His challenges include dealing with pests known as “langosta”, as well as with mice. Victor is requesting a loan to buy farming supplies, urea, compost, and liquid treatments for weeds. With the support of this loan, he will be able to improve his standard of living and his ability to work. His dream is to buy a house. In his free time, Victor enjoys practicing sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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