A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds, supplies, urea, herbicides, fertilizers and brushkiller.


Walter Jesus's story

Walter Jesus, 34, is in a common-law marriage and has a daughter. He lives with his wife and daughter in the Ventanas canton of Los Rios province.

The communal bank "Dulce Sentimento" is located in Recinto Caimito II, in Puerto Pechiche parish in the canton of Pueblo Viejo. The members of this bank work in short cycle agriculture, cultivating corn, rice, and pigeon peas.

Walter Jesus is a farmer who cultivates corn, rice, and pigeon peas. He makes his purchases and sales in Ventanas canton.

Walter Jesus is requesting a loan to buy seeds, supplies, urea, herbicides, fertilizers and brushkiller to maintain his crops in good condition.

This loan will be a big help, because he will be able to buy the agricultural supplies he needs for his crops. In his business, Walter Jesus faces the challenges of pests, bad weather, and the competition. His dream is to buy a mechanical plow.

In his spare time, Walter Jesus likes to rest and watch TV.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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