A loan of $1,000 helped to buy supplies such as fertilizers, urea, and liquids for his corn fields.

Luis Humberto's story

Luis Humberto is 19 years old. He is single, has no children, and lives with his parents in Ventanas in the province of Los Ríos.

He is a member of the 27 de Octubre Communal Bank, which is located in the Santa Sofía area of the canton of Ventanas. This communal bank deals with agricultural work, specifically short-cycle planting of corn, rice, and pigeon peas.

Luis works in agriculture for a living planting corn. He buys and sells in Ventanas.

He is asking for this loan to buy supplies, fertilizers, urea, and liquids for his corn fields. With the help of this loan, he will be able to improve his way of life and his earnings.

He faces challenges such as pests. His dream is to be able to have a farm. In his free time he likes to play volleyball.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alyson Trowbridge

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