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

Dora Clemencia's story

Dora Clemencia is 43 years old, single and living with her children in Ventanas Canton, Los Ríos Province. She has five children: Jaime, 20, Guillo, 19, Carla, 17, Lorena, 15, and Darlin, 9.

The members of the “Valle Alto” (High Valley) communal bank are located in Voluntad de Dios, Ventanas Canton. This communal bank is dedicated to short cycle corn and rice farming.

Dora is a corn, rice and broad bean farmer. She buys her supplies in Comercial Peña and sells at the Ventanas wholesale market.

She is requesting the loan for her corn and rice crops; she will buy supplies and fertilizer for them. Support from the loan will help her economically to improve production and meet her needs. Her dream is to continue with her economic activity to help her children with their education.

She enjoys spending more time with her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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