A loan of $1,000 helped to buy seeds, agricultural supplies such as urea, herbicide, fertilizers, and weed killers.


Aida Eugenia's story

Aida Eugenia is 46 years old, married and has a child. She lives with her husband and with her 22-year-old son in the canton of Chillanes in the province of Bolivar. The office of the communal bank LA VRC MONTE DE LOS OLIVOS is located in the parish of San José del Tambo, about 60 minutes away, and 14 members, both men and women, formed it. This area is known for the short cycle agriculture of corn, oranges and cocoa. Aida works in agriculture growing corn, oranges and cocoa and buying and selling takes place in the canton of Chillanes. She is asking for a loan in order to buy seeds, agricultural supplies such as urea, herbicide, fertilizers, and weed killers to keep the crops in good condition. The loan will be very helpful because she will be able to improve her quality of life. The challenges that are very frequent are competition and bug infestation. Her dream is that her son finishes his studies. She likes to spend her free time with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand



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