A loan of $1,400 helped to buy seeds, fertilizer, organic fertilizers, urea and insecticide.


Luis Antonio's story

Luis Antonio, 25, is single living with his parents; he has no children. He lives in Ventanas in the Los Ríos Province. The “26 de Noviembre” communal bank is located in the El Achotillo District. He moved districts in order to be closer to the Cooperative. This district is part of Cantón Ventanas. This communal bank is dedicated to to short cycle corn, rice and pigeon pea farming. Luis Antonio is a corn, rice and pigeon pea farmer, as well as a pig and chicken farmer. he buys and sells in Ventanas. The loan will be used to buy seeds, fertilizer, organic fertilizers, urea and insecticide that are commonly used for crops. The loan has helped him increase the family income and to invest seeds and supplies. His dream is to buy a house, a plot of land and a car. During his free time he likes to play sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofie Bjorksten



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