A loan of $800 helped to buy seeds, urea, manure, insecticides, compost, and weedkiller.


Jose Luis's story

Jose Luis, 23, is single and does not have any children. He lives with his parents in Ventanas, in the province of Los Rios. The lending club La Paulina is located in the parish of Puerto Pechiche, in the zone of La Paulina. It belongs to the canton of Pueblo Viejo, where the people work in farming and cattle. Jose Luis is a farmer, planting corn and rice. He asks for a loan to buy seeds, urea, manure, insecticides, compost, and weedkiller. With the help of the loan he will be able to buy the things he needs for planting. He will make his purchases and sales in the city of Ventanas. His dream is to buy a motorcycle. His challenge is planting a section of cacao. In his free time he likes to play indoor soccer with his friends.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus



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