A loan of $1,000 helped to buy supplies, manure, fertilizers, and pesticides.

Beatriz Adelina's story

Beatriz Adelina is 40 years old, and she is married with three children. She lives with her husband and her children aged 14, 7 and 4, in Ventanas, province of Los Ríos.

She is a member of VRC NUEVO HORIZONTE, located in Cachely Grande which belongs to Ventanas Canton. The members of this communal bank are short cycle corn, rice and pigeon pea farmers.

Beatriz Adelina makes a living growing corn. She both buys and sells her agricultural products in Ventanas.

She is requesting a loan to buy supplies, manure, fertilizers and pesticides. With the support of the loan she will be able to continue farming and have a better financial situation.

She faces challenges like pest infestations like locust, "horosco" and "cinta roja" (red stripe). Her dream is to buy land and continue working.

In her free time she likes to teach her children their school assignments and homework.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Darby

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