Total loan: $1,475

Santa Cruz 1 Group

Gracias, Lempira, Lempira Department, Honduras / Agriculture

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A loan helped invest in seed and maintenance of her coffee crop.

Santa Cruz 1 Group's story

Maria is thirty-five years old. She is single and has a son. She lives with her son in the municipality of Gracias, Lempira. For the past eight years, she has been cultivating coffee. It is her source of income. Her plants her located in the same community. Earlier, she sold clothing in town.

She wants to invest in her crop and has decided to request a loan as part of the group, to buy inputs and apply them to her coffee plants. This will help her obtain a better harvest and higher income. Her goal is to expand her cultivation and improve the quality of life of her family.

The group is called SANTA CRUZ 1 and is made up of three members who are neighbors in the same community and devote themselves to agriculture. The amount requested is $1,475 to invest in seed and crop maintenance. In the photograph from left to right are Maria, Rosalina and Rosalia.