A loan of $600 helped to buy fertilizers, compost, and insecticides to avoid pests and diseases, as well as balanced feed for his animals.


Vicente Javier's story

Vicente is 43 years old. He is married and has two children. He lives alone in the Zapotal Nuevo district, which belongs to the Ventanas canton in the province of Los Rios. He belongs to the rural communal bank "Los Amigos," which is located in the Zapotal Nuevo district in the Ventanas province and is dedicated to farming and livestock-raising businesses.

Vicente works in agriculture, planting corn and raising barnyard animals such as chickens and ducks. With the loan he will be able to buy supplies such as fertilizers, compost, and insecticides to avoid pests and diseases, in addition to balanced animal feed. He makes his purchases in the city of Ventanas.

His dream is to buy some land. In his free time he likes to play sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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