A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase vegetables.


Maria Rosario's story

María Rosario is 19 years old and single. She lives with her mother in the Guaranda canton in the Bolívar province. The members of the Alli Kausay Communal Bank can be found in the Tolapungo community, Veintimilla sector, Guaranda canton. The members of this communal bank devote themselves to farming, raising ainimals, selling vegetables, and other business activities. María sells vegetables. She buys and sells her products at the Guaranda wholesale market. She is requesting a loan to invest in the purchase of vegetables to sell at the market in Guaranda. The loan will be a help to supplement her financial necessities and to improve her quality of life. Her dream is to get her own house in the sector where she lives. She likes knitting and playing sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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