A loan of $600 helped to buy seeds, insecticides, urea, weed killers and to pay daily laborers.


Adrian Jesus's story

Adrian Jesus is 21 years old, he is single and he has no children. He lives with his mother in Ventanas, in the Los Ríos province. He is a member of Avanza Community Bank, whose members are farmers and all live in the Agua Frías community, where most of them grew up; the majority of them are farmers or livestock breeders. Adrian Jesus is a farmer, and he has been planting corn and rice for a few years. He is requesting a loan to buy seeds, insecticides, urea, weed killers and to pay daily laborers. Thanks to this loan he will be able to buy fertilizers for his crops. He will buy the supplies and sell his products in the town of Ventanas, in the Los Ríos province. The challenges he had to face are blight and bad climate. He dreams of remodeling his house. In his free time he likes monitoring his production.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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