A loan of $1,400 helped to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers, and manure for the crops.


Miguel Angel's story

Miguel Ángel, 55, is married. He lives with his wife and three children. He lives in the Aguas Frías area of Mocache, Cantón Mocache. The communal bank El Progreso is located in the Aguas Frías area of Mocache, Cantón Mocache. This communal bank works in short-cycle farming of corn and rice. Miguel Ángel works cultivating corn and rice. He buys and sells the products in Mocache. He is applying for the loan to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers, and manure for the crops. The loan has helped him to increase his income for his family's consumption and to invest in the planting. His dream is to have a truck to transport his products. The challenges that he faces are diseases and plagues in the plantings. In his free time, he likes being a tourist and playing sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones



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