A loan of $800 helped to buy seed, urea, and liquid fertilizers to plant corn.


Nolberto Benito's story

Nolberto Benito is 59, single, lives with his nephew, and has no children. He lives in Ventanas canton in Los Ríos province. The communal bank "14 de diciembre" comprises 15 members belonging to the San José cooperative located in San Vicente de las Lomas in Ventanas canton. The members do farmwork such as planting corn.

Nolberto Benito plants corn. He buys his supplies in Ventanas and sells his products in the market there or at nearby fairs. He is requesting this loan to buy seed, urea, and liquid fertilizers to plant corn. The loan will help him earn income after harvesting his crops. He dreams of having his own house and an irrigation system. In his free time, he likes to play indoor sports.

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