A loan of $300 helped to buy improved seeds and fertilizers.

Orfilia Elena's story

Orfilia, 46, lives with her husband and their 27 year-old son. She carries out the housework, and also works with her husband cultivating corn. Her son also helps her. They learned to farm from their parents, and this is now how they support themselves.

She is requesting a loan to purchase improved seeds and fertilizers. With these materials, she will be able to do her work better, and obtain a good harvest with which she can feed her family.

Orfilia's goal is to have the resources she needs for her work, and to be able to make some improvements to her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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