A loan of $600 helped to buy seeds and farm supplies.

Francisco Efrain's story

Francisco Efraín, 47, is in a common law relationship and has a 15-year-old son; he lives with his wife and son in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. He’s a member of the “Bruniquilde” communal bank located in Recinto Calabi that belongs to Ventanas Canton; they work in agriculture.

Francisco Efraín grows corn, broad beans and rice. He requests the loan to buy seeds, supplies, fertilizer, urea, manure and weed killer. He will make his purchases in Ventanas every 20 days. With help from the loan he will be able to buy the supplies.

The challenge he faces is to not fail his family and his dream is to work to have opportunities in life. In his free time he likes to get together with his family and friends.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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