A loan of $600 helped to buy insecticide, urea, herbicide and animal feed.

Carlos Julio's story

Carlos Julio, 20, is single and has no children. He lives with his parents in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. He’s in the “San Antonio” communal bank whose members all live in the Recinto Aguas Frías sector; they have practically been raised in this zone and they work in agriculture and animal husbandry.

Carlos Julio works growing corn and cocoa beans and raising pigs. He’s requesting the loan to buy insecticide, urea, herbicide and animal feed to fatten up the animals. With help from the loan he will be able to buy seeds. He will make his purchases in the city of Ventanas. His dream is to buy land. The challenge he faces is crop and animal illnesses. In his free time he likes getting together with his friends to chat.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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