A loan of $1,150 helped to buy tomato seeds and compost..


Alicia's story

Doña Alicia is a humble and hardworking woman who lives in Tecpan, Guatemala. Thanks to the help of God, she was able to move her family forward since she is responsible for her children. Alicia grows tomatoes. Thanks to her efforts, she was able to build a greenhouse to make her job easier. She also grows oyster mushrooms that she sells at the market. In her free time, she makes traditional weavings by hand.

Doña Alicia works to support her family financially because she believes it is very important for her children to get ahead as a result of her efforts. Thanks to Kiva, she will be able to accomplish part of her dream. She will be able to slightly expand her greenhouse so that she can continue to fulfill her dreams.

Alicia is requesting this loan so that she can buy tomato seeds and compost for growing tomatoes.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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