Update on Laura EmiliaLaura Emilia is 29 years old, married, and lives with her husband and children in the neighborhood of Campo Alegre in the canton of Ventanas.
The San Jacinto Communal Bank is located in the neighborhood of Campo Alegre, which is near the parish of Guare in the canton of Ventanas. This Communal Bank consists of short-cycle farmers who grow corn and rice.
Laura Emilia is a farmer who has been growing corn and rice for seven years. She learned this trade from her parents. Her purchases are made at the Jiménez Commericial Center in the city of Ventanas and she sells her products in the same city. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy seeds, fertilizers, and composts for taking care of her crops. This will also help increase her family’s income. Her dream is to have a house.
Laura enjoys remodeling her house and relaxing.
Esta ventanilla SAN JACINTO, se encuentra ubicada en el recinto Campo Alegre, cerca de la parroquia Guare perteneciente al Cantón Ventanas, esta ventanilla se dedica a labores agrícolas de ciclo corto siembra de maíz y arroz.
Laura Emilia se dedica a la agricultura siembra de maíz y arroz desde hace 7 años, herencia de los padres, las compras las realizan en comercial Jiménez de la ciudad de ventanas y las vende en la misma ciudad.
El préstamo lo solicita para la compra de semillas, fertilizantes y abonos para el cuidado de los cultivos, además le ayudado para aumentar los ingresos de la familia. Sueño es tener una casa.
Le gusta arreglar la casa y descansar.
Previous Loan DetailsLaura Emilia is 29 years old. She is married and lives with her husband and four children in Ventanas canton, in Los Ríos province. The San Jacinto community bank is located in Campo Alegre, in Guare parish, in Ventanas canton. The members of this community bank work in short-cycle agricultu... More from Laura Emilia's previous loan »
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