A loan of $1,000 helped to buy supplies, fertilizers, manure and seeds, and also to buy a few chickens.


Roberto Narciso's story

Roberto is 46 years old, is married, has 3 children and lives with his family in the city of Ventanas in the province of los Ríos. He is a member of the Bruniquilde communal bank, which is located in the Calabi precinct, part of the Ventanas canton. The members make a living from agricultural work. Roberto makes a living from agriculture, from planting corn. He is asking for the loan to buy supplies, fertilizers, manure and seeds, and also to buy a few chickens. The products will be purchased in the city of Ventanas every two weeks. He will be able to buy the supplies with the help of the loan. His dream is to work to buy more land and to keep planting. In his free time he likes to play sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Perry



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