A loan of $800 helped to purchase manure, urea, fertilizer, and liquid supplies, and to continue working in agriculture.


Angel Vicente's story

Angel is 40 years old. He is married and has seven children. He lives with his wife and children in Ventanas canton in Los Ríos province. He is a member of the 27 de Octubre (October 27th) communal bank, located in the Santa Sofía precinct, Ventanas canton. The members of this communal bank work in short-cycle agriculture, growing corn, rice, and pigeon peas. Angel is a farmer, and he grows corn. He buys and sells in Ventanas. He is asking for the loan to buy manure, urea, fertilizer, and liquid supplies, and to continue working in agriculture. With the help of the loan, he will be able to buy supplies. The challenges he faces are infestations and variations in climate. In his free time he likes to play sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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