A loan of $400 helped to buy fertilizers for her pineapple crop.

Sandra Del Carmen's story

Señora Sandra del Carmen Pérez has been dedicated to agriculture for 16 years. Thanks to the support of her husband, the greatest difficulty that she is presented is the economic crisis faced by the country which prevents her from buying the necessary supplies to be able improve her pineapple crop. With this loan Señora Sandra is going to buy fertilizers and agricultural supplies for the adequate maintenance of her pineapple crop. If she receives this loan, she is going to benefit economically so that the crop will repay the loan and with the profits she will be able to improve her dwelling little by little. She lives in a neighborhood located far from the municipality of Ticuantepe along with her husband, who also works, and supports him with the expenses of the home. They have four children in their care, who all attend school at present. She thanks Afodenic for their support through the funds from Kiva, since there are many families who achieve a better life with these types of programs for the development of the country.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer B Brown

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