A loan of $1,200 helped to buy seeds and agricultural supplies such as urea, herbicide, fertilizer, and weed killer.


Olfa Ligia's story

Olfa Ligia, 26, is single and has no children. She lives in Chillanes canton in the province of Bolívar.

The San José communal bank has 21 members and is located in the parish of San José del Tambo, 60 minutes from the office. This bank focuses on short-cycle agricultural work growing corn, bananas, and cacao.

Olfa works in agriculture growing corn, bananas, and cacao. She buys and sells in the parish of San José del Tambo.

She is requesting the loan to buy seeds and agricultural supplies such as urea, Mata Monte herbicide, fertilizer, and weed killer to keep the crops in good condition.

The loan will be a big help because she will be able to improve the quality of her products. The frequent challenges she faces are roads and middlemen. Her dream is to have a large farm with a variety of products to sell.

In her free time she likes to listen to music, and she considers herself to be a modest and hardworking worker.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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