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


Ricardo Arturo's story

Ricardo, 23, has a spouse and one son. He lives with his spouse in the community of El Jobo in the canton of Ventanas and the province of Los Ríos. He belongs to the Nuevo Jerusalen communal bank, which is also located in El Jobo in the canton of Ventanas. The bank's members work in agriculture and livestock.

Ricardo makes a living in agriculture by planting corn. With this loan, he will be able to buy supplies such as fertilizer, manure, and seeds. He makes his purchases in the city of Ventanas. This loan will help him to increase his income and expand his crops. His dream is to buy sound equipment. He likes working and sleeping. He faces challenges such as infestation and crop disease.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz



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