A loan of $1,000 helped to buy urea, insecticides, seeds, fertilizers and manure.


Temistocles Abdon's story

Temistocles Abdon is 37 years old. He is single and lives with his parents; he has no children. He lives in the canton of Ventanas, in Los Ríos Province.

His communal bank is called VRC SAN FRANCISCO DE SIBIMBE. It is located in the district of Sibimbe, which belongs to the canton of Ventanas. This communal bank has 20 members, who dedicate themselves to short-cycle agriculture, planting corn and rice.

Temistocles Abdon works in agriculture, planting corn and rice; he also works raising chickens. He makes his purchases and sales in Ventanas every fifteen days.

He is requesting the loan to buy urea, insecticides, seeds, fertilizers and manure. The support from this loan will help him have better crops, and in the end to improve his income. His dream is to get ahead in life.

In his free time, he likes to play soccer.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman



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