A loan of $1,000 helped to buy supplies such as fertilizers, urea, and liquids for his corn fields.

Luis Humberto's story

Luis Humberto, 21, is single and has no children. He lives with his parents 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 carries out agricultural activities related to short cycle corn, rice and pigeon pea farming.

Luis grows corn. His purchases and sales take place in Ventanas. He’s asking for the loan to buy supplies, fertilizer, urea and liquids for his corn crops. With help from the loan he will be able to improve his lifestyle and his income. He faces challenges like plant infestations and his dream is to own a farm. He enjoys playing volleyball in his free time.

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