A loan of $1,000 helped to increase her business and improve her agricultural activities.


Maria Delia's story

María Delia, 23 years old, is married and lives with her husband and 2 year old son in Guaranda Canton in Bolivar Province.

The members of the Alli Kausay Communal Bank, located in the Tolapungo community, in the Veintimilla sector of Guaranda Canton, do agricultural work, raising animals, vegetables and other crops, or work in the cattle business.

María works in the agricultural and vegetable trade, raising animals and planting corn, wheat, beans, and barley. She buys and sells her products in the largest market in Guaranda. Her husband works in construction.

She requests the loan in order to increase her business and improve her agricultural activities. The loan will allow her to meet her economic needs and improve her quality of life. She faces challenges like fluctuating animal prices. Her dream is to increase her business and work with her own capital.

She enjoys doing the housekeeping.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Melbourne



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