A loan of $1,000 helped to buy farming supplies and fertilizer for the crops.

Guicela Mercedes's story

Guicela Mercedes, 34, is living with her spouse and 4 children.

The members of the “SAN JOSE DE LOS AMARILLOS” communal bank located in Amarillos which belongs to Ventanas Canton are short cycle corn and rice farmers.

Guicela farms corn and rice.

She is requesting the loan to plant corn and rice, to buy farming supplies and fertilizer for her crops. Support from the loan will help her economically to meet her needs. The challenges she faces are infestations, illnesses and the variations in the weather.

Her dream is to own a house. She enjoys playing sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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