A loan of $600 helped to buy agricultural inputs such as manure, urea and fertilizer.


Mesias Delfin's story

Mesías Delfín is 30 years old, is single and has two sons. He lives with his children in the Cantón Montalvo Provincia de Los Ríos. He belongs to the communal bank “Embarcadero Chico”, they make a living growing cocoa, oranges, green bananas, baby bananas, cassava, bananas and breeding animals.

Mesías Delfín makes a living growing cocoa and baby bananas. He requests a loan to buy agricultural inputs such as manure, urea and fertilizer.

With the help of the loan, he may increase the cocoa output and have higher incomes. He does the purchases and sales of the agricultural inputs in Canton Caluma each week. The dream is to increase the cultivation of cocoa and get a better harvest to have higher incomes.

The challenges that he faces is the shortage of money to cover the household expenses.

In the free time, he likes to sport, play indoor soccer.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo



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