A loan of $800 helped to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers and herbicides.

Fabian Mesias's story

24-year-old Fabian is single and doesn't have any children. He lives with his parents in Chillanes canton, in Bolívar province.

The Virgen de Baños community bank was formed in Mama Sara de Cerritos community, some 30 minutes from Cooperativa's offices.

Fabian's business is growing beans and corn. He also raises pigs and cattle.

Fabian is requesting this loan to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers and herbicides. This loan will help him buy what he needs for his crops. He will make his purchases in Chillanes.

Fabian's dream is to become independent and own his own land. In his free time, he enjoys taking part in sports and participating in local festivities.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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