A loan helped to pay labor costs for preparing the land and to buy inputs for growing yuca.


Blanca Estela's story

Blanca's married and her husband's a day laborer. She has three children who are on their own now.

Blanca has grown yuca for several years and she learned the work from her husband. She goes by bicycle from her house to her plot of land and works all day. In her free time she also works as a bricklayer's helper.

Blanca needs the loan to pay labor costs for preparing the land and to buy inputs for growing yuca.

Blanca dreams of getting a good harvest, increasing her profits, and paying the loan on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall.


This loan is special because:

It enables farmers to plant basic grains to feed their families.



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