A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase insecticides, urea, weed killer spray, and manure.


Sandro Francisco's story

Sandro Francisco is 43 years old. He is married and has four children. He lives with his wife and children in the city of Ventanas in Los Ríos province. He is a member of the Jerusalem communal bank, which is located in the rural settlement of Caimito I in Puerto Pechiche parish in Pueblo Viejo canton. This bank works in short-cycle agriculture growing corn, rice, and pigeon peas. Sandro Francisco is a farmer and grows corn and rice. He is asking for the loan to buy insecticides, urea, weed killer spray, and manure. With the help of the loan, he will be able to buy fertilizers for the crops. He trades in the city of Ventanas in Los Ríos province. The challenges he faces are infestations. His dream is to continue prospering and to obtain more loans. In his free time, he likes to watch the news and play indoor soccer. He is very grateful for the previous loan because he was able to buy what he needed for farming.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Karen Monat



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