A loan of $600 helped to buy insecticides, urea, and herbicides.


Galo Ufredo's story

Galo Ulfredo, age 45, is in a common-law marriage and has four children. He lives with his parents in the city of Ventanas in the Los Ríos province.

The Guasmo communal bank is located in the Agua Fría de Mocache precinct in the Mocache canton. They devote themselves to farming and livestock.

Hector grows corn. He is requesting the loan to buy insecticides, urea, and herbicides. With the help of the loan he will be able to buy what he needs for his crops. He will make his purchases in Mocache.

His dream is to be able to buy land in order to be an independent farmer. In his free time he lives to motivate his children and young people to play sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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