A loan of $600 helped to purchase insecticides, urea, weedkiller, and fertilizers.

Luis Gonzalo's story

47-year-old Luis Gonzalo is married and lives with his wife and one son in Ventanas, Los Ríos province. He is a member of "VRC Caminando Hacia el Futuro” (Heading towards the Future), a communal bank in Recinto Cachely in Ventanas canton which is dedicated to agricultural work.

Luis Gonzalo works in agriculture, cultivating corn. He is requesting a loan to invest in insecticides, urea, weedkiller, and fertilizers. The challenges that he faces are competition and crop pests. Luis Gonzalo's dream is to buy his own land, and in his free time he enjoys playing football.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Fiona Craig

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