A loan of $600 helped to buy fertilizers, herbicides, urea, and seeds.


Cristian Hugo's story

Cristian is 19 years of age, is unmarried and does not have children. He lives with his aunt and uncle in the city of Guaranda in the province of Bolívar. He is a member of the solidarity group "Los Pinos" which is comprised of 14 members from the same community. They work in agriculture and are located 40 minutes from the office "Comunidad Pangua". Cristian works planting all types of grains. He also sells grains and raises cattle and pigs. He is requesting a loan to buy fertilizers, herbicides, urea, and seeds. With the help of the loan he will be able to buy the agricultural supplies he needs. He does his buying and selling in the city of Guaranda. He also sells outside of the province of Bolívar. His dream is to improve the business, to improve himself and to have a stable life. The challenges that he faces include the economy and competition. In his free time he likes to enjoy carnival celebrations.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Huras



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