A loan of $600 helped to buy farm equipment and fertilizer.


Andrea Clemencia's story

Andrea Clemencia B. C. is 45 years old. She lives with her common-law partner in Ventanas Canton in Los Ríos Province. She has three children.

She is a member of the UNIDOS VENCEREMOS farm co-op, located in an area called America which belongs to the Ventanas Canton. This co-op grows short-cycle crops such as corn, rice and beans.

Andrea Clemencia has been growing corn, rice and beans for two years. She buys products from Agripac, Agro products Karlita and Comercial Jiménez, then sells them at the market in the same area.

She is requesting a loan to buy farm equipment and fertilizer for her crops. The loan will help her purchase items to combat plagues, disease and climate change. She dreams of buying a house and a car for her children.

She enjoys sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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