A loan of $1,400 helped to buy agricultural supplies such as urea, insecticides and fertilizers for his crops.

German Enrique's story

German Enrique is 35, married, and has two children. He lives with his wife and children in Ventanas canton in De Los Rios province. He is a member of the "Luchando Por Una Misma Causa" communal bank, located in the rural settlement of La Primavera, which is part of Ventanas canton.

The people in this communal bank work in short-cycle agriculture, growing corn and rice. German Enrique is a farmer and grows corn, rice and pigeon peas. He makes his purchases in Ventanas.

He is applying for the loan in order to buy agricultural supplies such as urea, insecticides, and fertilizers for his crops. With the help of the loan, he will be able to increase his crops. His dream is to finish building his house. The challenges that he faces are beetle pests and mice. In his free time, he likes to play sports and watch television.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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