A loan of $1,000 helped to buy cocoa bean farming supplies.


Glenda Yomahira's story

Glenda Yomahira T. E., 23, is single and lives in Chillanes canton, Bolívar province. She has two children who are 4 and 9 years of age.

Glenda is a member of the Progreso Comunitario (Community Progress) communal bank located two hours from Chillanes. It has 11 members who are mostly cocoa bean farmers or own small businesses.

Glenda is a cocoa bean farmer. She buys her products in Babahoyo and sells them in Mata de Cacao every two weeks.

She is asking for funds to weed her fields and care for her crops buying the necessary supplies. Working bit by bit she will advance. Her dream is to improve with her family and have a bit more for them. Sometimes she is challenged to produce healthy crops.

In her free time she likes to spend time at home with her children and go to the gym.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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