A loan of $1,200 helped to buy seeds, fertilizers and manure.


Maria Magdalena's story

Maria Magdalena is 57 years old and married, she lives with her husband and children. She lives in the Ventanas Canton in the Province of Los Rios. This group is called SAN FRANCISCO DE SIBIMBE, and it is located in the Sibimbe district in the Ventanas Canton. This group has 20 members who work in short-cycle agriculture growing corn and rice. Maria works in agriculture growing corn and rice. Purchases are made in Ventanas every month and products are sold at the market in the same locality. She is requesting the loan for the purchase of seeds, fertilizers and manure. The support of this loan would help her financially to meet her needs. She faces challenges such as pests that attack the crops. Her dream is to meet the goal of having a little more money to leave to her children. She likes to cook for her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack



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