A loan of $600 helped fertilizers, insecticides (to protect from infestations) and feed for the animals he raises to fatten them up.


Rufino Arnoldo's story

Rufino is 55 years old. He is single and does not have any children. He lives alone in the neighborhood of Templaza, which is a part of the Pueblo Viejo canton in the province of Los Ríos.

He is a member of the communal bank group "Tiempo de Cambio" (Time of Change), which is located in the neighborhood of Templaza, in the Pueblo Viejo canton. He makes a living working in agriculture and in animal husbandry.

Rufina works in agriculture, planting corn, and raising animals like, chickens, ducks, geese and also pigs. With the money from the loan he is requesting he will be able to buy fertilizers, insecticides (to protect from infestations) and feed for the animals he raises, to fatten them up. He makes his purchases in the city of Pueblo Viejo.

His dream is to be able to buy land to continue planting crops. In his free time he likes to go for walks.

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details