A loan of $500 helped planting corn.

Gladys Narcisa's story

Gladys Narcisa O. F. is 33 years old. She is married and lives in the canton of Chillanes, in Bolívar province. She has 5 children, ranging from 4 to 14 years old.

Gladys is a member of the rural solidarity group El Placer, located three hours from Chillanes. It has a total of 19 members, most of whom are involved in growing corn and cacao [cocoa]. This is their first loan through the San José Cooperative.

Gladys works on a cacao plantation.

She is requesting the loan to plant corn and buy fertilizer and seeds, so that she can eventually become an independent producer. Her dream is to buy land, support her children and provide them with a university education. She has no free time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman

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