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


Jose Absalon's story

José Absalon, 31, is in a common-law relationship and has two children. He lives with his parents in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. El Guasmo Communal Bank is located in the Agua Fría de Mocache area of Mocache Canton, where the people make a living in agriculture and livestock.

José makes a living in agriculture growing corn. He's requesting the loan to buy insecticide, urea, and herbicide. With the help of the loan he'll be able to buy what he needs for the crops. He'll make his purchases in the Mocache area.

His dream is to have a little more profit to be able to take a trip to the beach. In his free time he likes to take trips with his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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