A loan of $600 helped to buy seeds, farming supplies, composts, and fertilizers for her crops.


Susana Eufemia's story

Susana Eufemia is 30 years old and lives with her common-law husband and two children (ages 6 and 1) in the canton of Pueblo Viejo.


The members of the Communal Bank “Unido Somos” (We Are United) meet in the neighborhood of El Marañón in the parish of Puerto Pechiche, which is part of the canton of Pueblo Viejo. The Communal Bank consists of short-cycle farmers who grow corn, rice, and beans.


Susana is a farmer who grows corn, rice, and beans. She buys her supplies at the Agro Karlita Commercial Center and sells her products at the Castillo Commercial Market.


Susana is requesting a loan for planting corn, rice, and beans. She plans to buy seeds, farming supplies, composts, and fertilizers for her crops.


With the financial support of this loan, she will be able to purchase what she needs. Among the challenges she faces are pests, diseases, and changes in weather. Her dream is to buy a house and land so that she can increase her business.


Susana enjoys dancing and sports, especially indoor soccer.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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