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


Segundo Manuel's story

Segundo, 34, is single and has no children; he lives with his parent and 19-year-old sister in Recinto Templanza that belongs to Pueblo Viejo Canton in Los Ríos Province. He belongs to the “Tiempo de Cambio” communal bank located in Recinto Templanza that belongs to Pueblo Viejo Canton; it’s involved with agriculture and animal husbandry.

Segundo works in agriculture growing corn and raises animals like chickens, ducks, geese and pigs. He will be able to use the loan to buy supplies like manure, insecticide to avoid infestations and nutritionally balanced animal feed to fatten up and raise his animals. He will make his purchases in the city of Pueblo Viejo. His dream is to buy more land to continue planting and he enjoys playing billiards in his free time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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