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Total loan: $1,050
Chigorodo, Antioquia, Colombia / Agriculture
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A loan helped to buy agricultural supplies such as fertilizers and poisons amongst other things; additionally to buy pigs and food to keep working.
Graciela Maria's story
Graciela, 55, is married and has 8 children. She is a farmer and owns a farm where she has several hectares of crops such as cassava and bananas. She sells her produce at the local market and this way she makes the money she needs to provide for her large family. She is a hardworking, active and vibrant woman. This has given her the strength to always keep going forward, overcoming the various obstacles that she faces. Graciela is requesting a loan in order to invest in the purchase of fertilisers and poisons amongst other things; additionally to buy pigs and food so that she can continue to work. This way she will manage to grow more productive crops and increase her sales of food which will positively affect her finances. Graciela dreams of being able to continue to farm her crops and animals, increasing their growth day by day so that her business is more productive.