A loan of $1,400 helped to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers, insecticides and balanced feed for chickens.


Alonso Edison's story

Alonso Edison is a single 35-year-old who does not have any children. He lives in a relatives' house in Ventanas, in the province of Bolívar. He is a member of the El Recreo Communal Bank, which is located in the rural community of San Vicente Las Lomas, which is in the canton of Ventanas. This communal bank focuses on the fishing and agricultural industries. Alonso Edison works in agriculture in the sowing of soft corn and rice, and he also raises chickens. He is applying for the loan to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers, insecticides and balanced feed for the chickens. With the help of the loan, he could buy fertilizers for the crops and feed for the chickens. His dream is to be able to improve his lifestyle with increased profits. In his free time he likes to play sports and meet with his neighborhood friends to chat.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Maddox



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