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Total loan: $600
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Antonio Salvio

Ecuador
Ventanas, Ecuador / Agriculture

A loan of $600 helped to invest in farming by purchasing supplies: fertilizer, urea, compost and liquids to combat pests.


Antonio Salvio's story

Antonio Salvio is 22 years old, unmarried and has two children, who are 2 years old and 1 month old. He lives with his parents and the children live with their mother in the city of Ventanas in Los Rios Province.

He is a member of Bruniquilde Communal Bank, which is located in Calabi precinct, part of Ventanas canton. He is a farmer.

Antonio Salvio cultivates maize and also raises animals. He is requesting a loan to invest in farming by buying supplies, fertilizer, urea, compost and liquids to combat pests. He makes his purchase in the city of Ventanas every 15 days. With the help of the loan he will be able to buy all he needs to prepare the land and be able to plant.

He confronts challenges such as the budworm pest in his plants. His dream is to work and improve himself. In his spare time he likes to talk to his parents and siblings and be affectionate with his children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: August 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: August 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose