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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds, fertilizer, compost, and a pump.


Jonathan Miguel's story

Jonathan is 23 years old, in a common-law marriage, and has one child. He lives with his partner and his son in the Pueblo Viejo canton of the Los Rios province. Jonathan belongs to the Anchoveta communal bank, which is located in the Puerto Pechiche parish of the Anchoveta district in the Pueblo Viejo canton. Anchoveta works with agricultural enterprises.

Jonathan works in agriculture, planting corn, rice, and soy. He also raises pigs. He buys his supplies and sells his products in Ventanas.

He requests the loan to buy seeds, fertilizers, compost, and a pump. The loan will help him provide for the needs of his family and his crops.

His dream is to plant cacao and to buy a house. The challenges that he has faced include bad weather and competition. In his free time, he likes to play soccer and cards.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Meghan Rishel



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