A loan of $600 helped to purchase fertilizers, manure, and insecticides for his crops.

Marcos Jacinto's story

Marcos is 23 years old and single. He does not have any children. He lives with his parents in the rural settlement of Tarira, part of Ventanas canton in Los Ríos province. He is a member of the RENACER communal bank, which is located in Tarira, Ventanas canton and loans to agricultural workers.

Marcos works growing corn and rice. With the loan he will buy supplies such as fertilizers, manure, and insecticides to prevent plagues and diseases. He will make his purchases in Ventanas city. The loan will help him to increase his earnings and his crops.

His dream is to buy a car for work. In his free time, he likes to play soccer.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Geraldine Pugh

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