A loan of $800 helped planting supplies.

Maria Concepcion's story

Maria Concepcion P. T., 55, lives with her husband and children in the canton of Guaranda, Bolivar Province. She has 4 children. Maria belongs to the Ventanilla Guantucoto located a half hour from Guaranda, a group dedicated to agriculture and livestock, in particular planting corn and potatoes in the mountainous area and rice in the coastal zone. Ventanilla has 25 members. Maria has earned her living in agriculture for several years, sowing corn and potatoes. In addition, she breeds and raises animals for sale, purchased in Guaranda and sold in the main market of the same city. She is requesting this loan to purchase supplies for planting corn and potatoes. This credit will help her supply the needs of her family. They face challenges such as pests and diseases in the crops. Her dream is to purchase a vehicle and a house. She enjoys being with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Geoffrey and Susan Gall

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