A loan of $1,000 helped to plant beans and to buy seed and fertilizer that is necessary for his farming.


Luis Baltazar Humberto's story

Luis is 72 years old. He is married and lives with his wife and their four children in Chillanes, in the province of Bolivar in the community of Santa Rosa de Cerrito. Luis is a member of the lending group VRC of San Isidro which was formed in the community of Santa Rosa de Cerritos. It is 40 minutes away from the cooperative's offices. They are people who are dedicated to farming and to raising animals. Luis is dedicated to farming, planting beans, maize and blackberries, as well as to raising animals like cattle. He is requesting the loan to plant beans and to buy seed and fertilizer, which is necessary for his farming. He will make the purchases in the city of Chillanes. His dream is to have health to keep living and to have good production. The challenges that he faces are illnesses that do not allow him to work. In his free time, he likes to go out into town to walk around and to visit his children and to go to the community celebrations.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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