A loan of $1,200 helped buy supplies, fertilizers, ureide, manure and seeds.

Segundo Manuel's story

Segundo is 45 years old; he is married and lives with his wife and six children in the Ventanas neighborhood, Province of los Ríos.

The members of the V.R.C. Lord of Health communal bank are located in the Soloma precinct, part the Echeandia neighborhood, it is mostly inhabited by people who work in agriculture growing corn, rice, yucca, plantains, etc.

Segundo works in agriculture harvesting corn and rice.

Segundo needs a loan to buy supplies, fertilizers, ureide, manure and seeds. The loan will help him improve his quality of life and his crops.

He buys and sells his merchandize in Ventanas. Segundo’s dream is to have more land to be able to grow and harvest more plants.

The challenge that he has and plans to overcome is that his children finish their educations and they become professionals and are able to work.

In his free time, Segundo enjoys playing sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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