A loan of $1,400 helped to buy corn seeds and products such as urea, liquid weedkiller, and fertilizer.


Jimmy Omar's story

Jimmy Omar is 20 years old. He is single with no children. He lives with his brother and his mother in Ventanas, in the province of Los Ríos.

He is a member of the Union Communal Bank located in Recinto Aguas Frías, belonging to the canton of Ventanas. The members of this communal bank are dedicated to growing corn, rice, and beans.

Jimmy Omar works in agriculture planting corn and he also raises animals such as chickens and pigs and later sells them. The buying and selling of agricultural products take place in Ventanas.

He is asking for a loan to buy corn seeds, and to buy products such as urea, liquid weedkiller, and fertilizer. Through this loan he will be able to buy farming supplies. His dream is to continue working in order to have more income.

In his free time he likes to go for a walk.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand



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