A loan of $1,200 helped to buy pesticides, urea, liquid weed-killer and fertilizers.


Luis Walter's story

Luis Walter is 39 years old and is married with four sons. He lives with his wife and children in Ventanas in Los Ríos Province.

He is a member of the JERUSALEN community bank, located in Caimito I district, in the Puerto Pechiche parish of Pueblo Viejo Canton. The members of this bank work in short-cycle agriculture, growing corn, rice, and pigeon peas.

Luis Walter makes his living in agriculture, growing corn and rice. He is requesting a loan to buy pesticides, urea, liquid weed-killer and fertilizers.

With the help of this loan, he will be able to buy fertilizers for his crops. He will buy the products he needs in the city of Ventanas in Los Ríos Province.
The challenges he faces are pests and bad weather.

His dream is to buy a farm. In his free time he enjoys playing indoor soccer. He is very grateful for the previous loan because it has served him well.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Chloe Pilpel



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