A loan of $1,000 helped para la compra de semillas, fertilizantes y abonos para los cultivos.


Blanca Hortencia's story

21-year-old Blanca Hortensia is single and lives with her parents. She lives in Recinto Aguas de Mocache, in Cantón Mocache.

The communal bank 'El Progreso' is located in Recinto Aguas Frías de Mocahe, this bank supports agricultural work such as planting short-cycle maize, rice.

Blanca Hortensia grows corn and rice on her own land. She buys her goods in Mocache sells the crops in Mocache market. She has requested the loan to purchase seeds, fertilizers and manure for her crops. The loan will help to increase her family's income and allow her to invest in planting crops. Her dream is to buy a plot of land.

In her free time, Blanca enjoys playing sports.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Fiona Craig



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