A loan of $550 helped to purchase alfalfa seeds.

Ana's story

Ana is 46 years old and she lives with her husband and their 2 children in a house belonging to a family member. For the past 3 years she has been dedicated to agricultural activities and every day she prepares her land to plant alfalfa and other products that serve as foraging for her livestock. They are indispensable for milk production. During this work season she has seen the fruit of her efforts and sustained work. She has more dairy cows in her stable and she hopes in the future to acquire even more livestock with the hopes improving her business. She is convinced that with effort she will improve her earnings, which is why she has set up a dairy farm. This is her eighth loan with MFP (Kiva Field Partner) and throughout all this time it has help her improve her financial situation. Additionally she was able to meet new people, who are now her friends, reason why she will continue to be part of her communal bank. The loan that she requests will be invested in the purchase of alfalfa seeds to plant in other plots of land and to produce feed for her livestock.

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