A loan of $600 helped to buy seed, inputs, insecticide, fertilizer, urea, and pesticide.

Washington Nicolas's story

Washington Nicolás, 22, is single and has no children. He lives with some relatives in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. He's a member of Los Últimos Serán los Primeros Communal Bank, located in the San Gabriel area of Ventanas Canton, where people make a living in agriculture and livestock.

Washington Nicolás works in agriculture growing corn. He's requesting the loan to buy seed, inputs, insecticide, fertilizer, urea, and pesticide (Ranger). With the help of the loan he'll be able to buy the agricultural inputs and double his income.

He's going to make his purchases in Ventanas. The challenges he faces are crop pests. His dream is to be able to buy a plot of land. In his free time he likes to play sports, indoor soccer.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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