A loan of $600 helped to purchase manure, fungicides and liquid weedkiller, and organic fertilizers.

Segundo Feliciano's story

Segundo Feliciano is 32 years old. He is single, he has one son whom he lives with in Guaranda, a province of Bolívar.

The Art and Culture Communal Bank "Wari" is located in the community of Larkaloma , 45 minutes away from the head office. It is made up of 11 members.

Segundo works in agriculture, growing potatoes and corn, and also raising chickens.

He is requesting the loan to purchase manure, fungicides and liquid weed-killer, and organic fertilizers. With the help of the loan,he will be able to salvage his potato and corn crops and increase his poultry raising. He makes his purchase and sales in Guaranda every other week.

His dream is to be able to have his own home, and to guide his son onto a good path and ensure that he becomes a professional.

The challenges that he faces are transportation and the competition.

In his free time, he enjoys playing volleyball, and the local custom that he most enjoys is the Carnival.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack

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