A loan of $1,400 helped to buy seed, urea, insecticides, liquid weed killer and balanced animal feed for the chickens.


Felipe Francisco's story

Felipe Francisco, 47, lives with his common-law wife and children in Ventanas in Los Ríos Province. He is a member of the communal bank EL RECREO, in a sector of the San Vicente Las Lomas Community which belongs to Ventanas Canton. Here, people work in agriculture and livestock farming. Felipe Francisco farms corn and beans and raises chickens. He is requesting a loan to buy seeds, urea, insecticides, liquid weedkiller and balanced animal feed for the chickens. The loan will help him buy everthing he needs; and he will purchase the supplies in Ventanas in Los Ríos Province. His goal is to buy all he needs for his crops and a patch of land to continue farming. In his free time, he enjoys sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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