A loan of $1,600 helped to buy corn and rice seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, urea, and Ranger for weeds.


Claudio Gerardo's story

Claudio Gerardo is 40 years old and married. He lives with his wife and children in the Ventanas canton in the Los Ríos province.

The members of El Divino Niño communal bank are located in the Estero Lindo precinct in the Ventanas canton. This communal bank devotes itself to growing short cycle crops like corn and rice.

Claudio Gerardo grows corn and rice, and he buys his products in Ventanas.

He is requesting the loan to buy corn and rice seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, urea, and Ranger for weeds. The support of the loan will help him financially to supply his necessities.

His dream is to have money in order to help his children.

In his free time he likes to play sports and do household chores.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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