A loan of $1,200 helped to buy seeds, fertilizers, urea and to lease farmland.


Carlos Raul's story

Carlos, 37, is married and has two children. He lives with his wife and children in Ventanas Canton, Los Ríos Province. He’s a member of the “27 de Octubre” communal bank located in Recinto Santa Sofía belonging to Ventanas Canton. This communal bank is involved with short cycle corn, rice and pigeon pea farming. Carlos grows corn. His purchases and sales take place in Ventanas. He requests the loan to buy seeds, fertilizer and urea and to lease more farmland. The challenge he faces is plant infestations. His dream is to be able to buy land. He likes playing volleyball in his free time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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