A loan of $600 helped to buy fertilizers, manure, and insecticies to avoid plagues and plant illnesses.


Galo Maximiliano's story

Galo is 57 years old, married, and has a son. He lives with his wife and son in Recinto Tarira, which is located in Ventanas Canton, Los Rios Province. He belongs to the Renacer (Rebirth) communal bank in Recinto Tarira. The bank pertains to Ventanas Canton and is dedicated to serving workers in agriculture and fisheries. Galo is involved in agriculture, sowing corn and rice. This loan will allow him to purchase inputs such as fertilizers, manure, and insecticides to avoid plagues and plant illnesses. These purchases will be carried out in the city of Ventanas. The loan will help to augment his crops and his income. Galo's dream is to buy a car. In his free time he likes to swim in the river.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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