A loan helped to buy manure and fertilizer.


Marlene's story

Marlene is a 19 year old young woman. Together with her parents she has earned a living growing potatoes, wheat and broad beans for two years.

She is requesting a loan from Sembrar Sartawi IFD to buy seeds, manure and fertilizer. It is the rainy season in Bolivia therefore it is planting time. For the last year she has had her own growing land and she needs to enrich the earth.

She dreams of putting money aside and entering university to study agronomy.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


This loan is special because:

It helps rural farmers smooth their income and protect against the effects of climate change.



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