A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase products and seeds.

Alejandrina Pilar's story

Alejandrina Pilar Alvarez A. is 48 years old, she is single and she lives with her children in the canton of Ventanas, in the province of Los Rios. She has 2 children.

The communal bank named "High Plains" is located in the neighborhood of Voluntad de Dios, in Ventanas. The members of this group are short-term agriculturists who plant corn and rice.

Alejandrina is an agriculturist who plants corn and rice. She purchases her products in Ventanas, in the Pena shopping district, and she resells from her home or in the market in Ventanas every day.

She requests a loan to purchase corn, products and seeds. With the help of this loan she will be able to financially meet all of her needs, and to face the difficult challenges presented by plagues, illness, and the changing weather. Her dream is to have her own fields to work in.

She enjoys doing housework.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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