A loan of $600 helped to buy seeds, insecticides, urea, liquid weed killer and nutritionally-balanced feed.


Silvio David's story

Silvio David is 49 years old. He lives with his common-law wife and their two children in the city of Ventanas, in los Ríos province.

Silvio David is a member of the '5 de septiembre' community bank which is located in Los Plátanos, in Ventanas canton. The members of this group farm and raise livestock.

Silvio David grows corn and rice. He also raises and sells chickens. He is requesting this loan to buy seeds, insecticides, urea, liquid weed killer and nutritionally-balanced feed. He makes his purchases in Mocache and in Ventanas.

With the help of this loan, he will be able to buy everything he needs for his farming. His dream is to buy a plot of land to grow crops on. The challenges that he faces are pest infestations. In his free time, he enjoys taking part in sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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