A loan of $800 helped to purchase corn and rice seed.

Nelly Margoth's story

Nelly Margoth is 22 years old. She and single and lives with her parents in Ventanas Canton, de los Ríos Province.

The members of the communal bank Nueva Inspiracion (New Inspiration) are located in the Anchoveta Precinct of Pueblo Viejo Canton. This communal bank is dedicated to short cycle agricultural projects, like growing corn and rice.

Nelly makes her living in agriculture, growing corn and rice. She purchases her products from Agripac and sells them in the Carlos Castillo Stores.

Nelly is requesting the loan to purchase corn seed. The loan would help her financially to meet her needs and to improve her agricultural activities. She faces challenges such as plant diseases like "cinta roja" (an emerging disease known as "red stripe") in the corn. Nelly's dream is to purchase a plot of land.

Nelly likes housework.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marni Siegal

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