A loan of $1,000 helped to buy cattle, fertilizer, organic manure and bug killing liquids.


Jose Francisco's story

José Francisco is 22 years old, single and has no children. He lives with his parents in Guaranda Province, Bolívar. The “Emmanuel” communal bank has 12 members and is located 40 minutes from the office located in Recinto San Juan de Llullundongo belonging to Guaranda. José farms potatoes and corn and also raises cattle and pigs. He asks for the loan to buy cattle, fertilizer, organic manure and bug killing liquids. With help from the loan he will be able to increase business. His sales and purchases take place weekly in Guaranda. His dream is to be able to buy a car and a house. The challenge he faces is competition. In his free time he likes to play soccer and play ball.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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