A loan of $600 helped to buy insecticides, urea, weed killer and Ranger.

Luis Miguel's story

Luis Miguel is a single 22-year-old who does not have any children. He lives with his parents in the city of Ventanas, in the province of Los Ríos.

He is a member of the La Victoria Communal Bank, which is located in the rural community of Pantano in the canton of Ventanas. The members earn their livings in the agricultural and fishing industries.

Luis Miguel is a farmer who plants corn and rice. He buys his materials in the city of Ventanas. He is applying for the loan to buy insecticides, urea, weed killer, and Ranger.

With the help of a loan, he will be able to buy fertilizers for the sowing season and increase profits. The challenges that he faces are the sicknesses and plagues that affect crops.

In his free time, he likes to play sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Maddox

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