A loan of $1,200 helped to buy seed, insecticide, urea, liquid weed killer, and to pay the laborers.


Dairon Ezequiel's story

Dairon Ezequiel is 26 years old, married with one son, and lives with his wife and son in the city of Ventanas in los Ríos province. He is a member of the JERUSALEN communal bank located in the El Caimito area, in Puerto Peniche parrish, in Pueblo Viejo canton. The members of this group make a living in short cycle agricultural work, growing corn, rice, and gandul beans. Dairon Ezequiel has made a living by growing corn and rice for eight years. He asks for the loan to buy seed, insecticide, urea, liquid weed killer, and to pay the laborers. With the help of the loan he will be able to buy fertilizer for his crops. He makes his purchases and sales in Ventanas city in the los Ríos province. The challenges he faces are the plagues and poor weather. His dream is to buy a farm and grow cocoa. In his free time he likes to play indoor soccer. He is very grateful for the help from the previous loan because he was able to buy what was necessary for his crops and they improved the income for his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Sawyer



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