A loan of $800 helped to buy fertilizers, manure and seeds.


Luis Faustino's story

Luis is 27 years old and has a partner with whom he has a son. He lives with his partner in El Jobo village which is part of Ventanas canton in Los Rios province. He belongs to the Nuevo Jerusalen communal bank, located in El Jobo village in Ventanas canton, whose members work in agriculture and cattle rearing. Luis works in farming and grows corn, He is going to use the loan to buy supplies such as fertilizers, manure and seeds. He will buy the products in the city of Ventanas. The loan will help him to increase his income and his crops. His dream is to buy a piece of land and carry on growing crops. He likes to play sports and work in his free time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Geraldine Pugh



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