A loan of $500 helped to purchase seeds, fungicides, Ranger and weed killer.


Juan Carlos's story

Juan Carlos is 23 years old, lives in a common-law marriage and has a daughter. He lives with his daughter and wife in the city of Ventanas, province of Los Ríos. He is a member of Ventanilla communal bank "24 de Septiembre", which is located in the area of San Gabriel, belonging to Cantón Ventanas. They are engaged to agricultural and livestock jobs.

Juan Carlos is engaged to planting corn, in his own plots and also in rented plots. The money from the loan will be invested in the purchase of seeds, fungicides, Ranger and weed killer to prevent diseases. The purchases will be made in the city of Ventanas.

The loan will support him to continue investing in agriculture. His dream is to have good health to continue working with the help of his wife. In his spare time, he likes to go for walks.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elisabet Falgueras



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