A loan of $1,000 helped semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, insumos, urea para los cultivos.


Rosa Alicia's story

Rosa Alicia is 41 years old. She has 5 children who are 20, 19, 17, 14 and 9 years old, and she lives with her partner and her children. The 'San José de los Amarillos' community bank is located in Amarillos community, in Ventanas canton. Its members work in short-cycle agriculture, growing corn, rice and peas. Rosa Alicia is a farmer who grows corn, rice and peas. She buys her products in the Murillo shopping area where she also sells them. She is asking for this loan to buy seeds, fertilisers, supplies and urea for her crops. The support of this loan will help her to cover her financial needs. She faces challenges in her business such as insect infestations, plant diseases and changes in the weather. Her dream is to be able to support her children through university. She likes playing sport and going out to enjoy local festivities.

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