A loan of $300 helped to buy insecticides, urea and other fertilizers.


Edgar Patricio's story

Patricio is 28 years old, married, and has one son. He lives with his wife and son in the canton of Ventanas in the province of Los Ríos. Patricio is a member of “Los Amigos” communal bank. He works in agriculture and livestock in the rural area of Zapotal Nuevo. Patricio works growing corn, wheat and barley. He is requesting a loan to buy insecticides, urea and other fertilizers. With the help of the loan, he will be able to buy what he needs for his crops. He will make his purchases in Ventanas. Patricio’s dream is to buy a tractor. He says that the challenges he faces are pests that harm his crops and competition. In his free time he likes to play sports, especially volleyball.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Graham Robinson



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