A loan of $750 helped purchase tubing for irrigation, seeds, compost; pay wages of her workers.

Juana Regina's story

Sra. Juana O. is 44 years old. Her husband is Sr. Silvino Alvarenga, who works in a garden growing and harvesting vegetables such as green onions, butter beans, corn, peppers, onions, and lettuce. Their garden is in San Lorenzo. Juana is responsible for selling all of the products they grow. She starts working early in the morning until all of her products are sold. Juana lives with two of her children who work independently, contribute toward the household expenses, and pay for their studies.

With this loan, Juana plans to buy a few supplies for her work such as tubing for irrigation, seeds, compost. She will also pay the daily wages of her workers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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