A loan of $600 helped to buy fertilizer, manure, and pesticide to control insects and disease.


Segundo Julian's story

Segundo, 53, is single, has no children, and lives with his sister in Tarira precinct in Ventanas canton in Los Ríos province. He belongs to the communal bank RENACER, located in Tarira, and he farms and fishes. Segundo grows corn and rice and will use this loan to buy supplies such as fertilizer, manure, and pesticide to control insects and disease. He will make his purchases in the city of Ventanas. The loan will help him increase his income and plantings.

He dreams of buying a car so that he and his sister can visit their parents. In his free time, he likes to play sports with neighborhood friends.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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