A loan of $600 helped to buy farm supplies and animal feed.


Galo Andres's story

Galo, 48, is in a free union and has two children. He lives with his wife and children in Recinto Mina de Piedra that belongs to Ventanas Canton, Los Ríos Province. He belongs to the “30 de Noviembre” communal bank that belongs to Ventanas Canton; it’s involved with agriculture and animal husbandry.

Galo works in agriculture growing corn and raises barnyard animals like chickens and pigs. He will use the loan to buy fertilizer, manure, and insecticide to avoid infestations and diseases and also nutritionally balanced animal feed. He will make his purchases in the city of Ventanas. His dream is to buy land to build a house on; he enjoys playing sports and walking in the countryside.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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