A loan of $800 helped to buy supplies, fertilizers and seeds.

Norma Piedad's story

Norma Piedad is 25 years old. She is divorced and lives with her two children aged 3 and 6 in Ventanas canton, in Los Ríos province.

The 'Ciudadela Los Ángeles' community bank is located in Los Ángeles, in Ventanas canton. The members of this bank grow crops such as corn and rice.

Norma is a farmer who grows corn and rice, a tradition passed down from her father. She buys her products in Comercial Procan and makes sells her products in the wholesale market in Ventanas.

Norma is requesting this loan to grown corn and rice. She will buy supplies, fertilizers and seeds. The support of this loan will help her to financially cover her needs. She does not face very important challenges in her business. Her dream is to increase her production.

Norma enjoys getting together and cooking with her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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