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Total loan: $600
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Maria Zoila Rosa

Ecuador
Guaranda, Ecuador / Agriculture

A loan of $600 helped to buy fertilizer, organic manure, urea, onion plants and broccoli.


Maria Zoila Rosa's story

María Zoila, 50, is a widow and has a daughter; she lives with her 25 year old daughter in Guaranda Province in Bolívar.

The “Emmanuel” communal bank has 12 members and is located 40 minutes from the office located in Recinto San Juan de Llullundongo belonging to Guaranda.

María farms potatoes, vegetables, onions and cabbage and she also raises chickens, pigs and cattle.

She requests the loan to buy fertilizer, organic manure, urea, onion plants and broccoli. With help from the loan she will be able to rescue the crops from weeds.

Her purchases and sales take place in Guaranda every 15 days. Her dream is to be able to have a vehicle of her own. The challenges she faces are competition and bad weather. In her free time she likes to rest and to enjoy Carnival time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: March 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: March 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose