A loan of $500 helped to buy chicks, feed, urea, insecticide, Ranger and organic manure.

Franklin Michael's story

Franklin Michael, 22, is in a relationship and has a daughter; he lives with his wife and daughter in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. He’s a member of the “Caminando Hacia el Futuro” (Heading for the Future) communal bank located in Recinto Jesús del Gran Poder belonging to Ventanas Canton; they work in agriculture.

Franklin Michael works in agriculture and also raises chickens and pigs. He’s requesting a loan to buy urea, insecticide, Ranger [herbicide] and organic manure. With help from the loan he will be able improve his economic standard.

His dream is to buy land. The challenge he faces is crop infestations and bad weather. He likes to spend his free time being watchful of his work. He’s very grateful for his previous loan.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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