A loan of $600 helped to buy farming supplies and fertilizers.

Susana Eufemia's story

Susana Eufemia M. T. is 29 years old. She lives with her common-law husband and her children in Ventanas canton, in Los Ríos province. She has 2 children.

The 'Unidos Somos Más' (Together We Are More) community bank is located in Marañon district, in Puerto Pechiche parish, in Pueblo Viejo canton. The members of this community bank work in short cycle agriculture, growing corn, rice and beans.

Susana has been growing corn, rice and beans for 4 years. Susana is requesting this loan to buy farming supplies and fertilizers for her crops. The support of this loan would help her financially to cover her needs. She faces challenges such as insect infestations, crop diseases and changes in the climate. Her dream is to own her own big home. She likes taking part in sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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