A loan of $800 helped to buy urea, seeds, herbicide, and a pump.


Oscar Omar's story

Oscar Omar is 36 years old, single, and lives with his 3 children in Recinto Rancho Grande, which is part of Ventanas Canton. The communal bank Anchoveta (Anchovy) is located in the parish of Puerto Pechiche Recinto Abchoveta, which belongs to the Pueblo Canton. The group members do agricultural work.

Oscar Omar is a farmer and grows corn and rice. He is applying for the loan to buy urea, seeds, herbicide, and a pump. With the help of the loan he will be able to buy the fertilizers and the pump to fumigate the fields. He will do his purchases and sales in Ventanas. The challenges that he is up against are infestations and sicknesses in the land. His dream is to make an irrigated land. In his free time he likes to play sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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