A loan of $600 helped buy fertiliser, manure and insecticide to prevent pests and disease.


Tomas Bienvenido's story

Tomas, who is 26, lives with his partner and their 4-year-old son in Terrenal village in Pueblo Viejo, a canton of the province of Los Ríos. He is a member of the TERRENAL loan group which is situated in TERRENAL village in Pueblo Viejo canton. Tomas works as an agricultural labourer and tends livestock. He also grows corn. The loan will enable him to buy supplies such as: fertiliser, manure and insecticide to prevent pests and disease. He buys his supplies in the city of Pueblo Viejo. His dream is to buy some land so as to continue growing his crops and to have money to invest in more seeds. In his free time he likes playing sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Janice Crossfield



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