A loan of $800 helped to buy urea, seed and other fertilizers.

Galo Macario's story

Galo is 45 years old, he is married and has 6 children. He lives with his children and his wife in the city of Ventanas, province of Los Rios.
He is a member of the communal bank "Genesis," which is located in the Atascoso precinct. It is part of the Ventanas canton and works in farming activities.
Galo farms corn and rice. He requests a loan to buy urea fertilizer, seed and other fertilizers. With the help from the loan he will be able to buy the inputs he needs for his crops.
The challenges he faces are pests and diseases in his fields. His dream is to buy some land to increase production and make more money to provide a better life to his children. In his free time he likes to read the bible.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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