A loan of $600 helped to purchase seeds, urea, fertilizers, compost, insecticides, and Ranger.


Maria Auxiliadora's story

María Auxiliadora is 36 years old and is married. She lives with her husband and with her 4 children, ages 14,12, 7, and 5 in the canton of Ventanas, in Los Ríos province. She is a member of "LA UNION" communal bank, which is located in the Aguas Frías district, which belongs to the canton Ventanas. The members of this communal bank work in short-cycle agriculture planting corn, rice, and beans. María Auxiliadora works in farming, planting corn and beans. She makes her purchases and sales in Ventanas. She requests the loan to purchase seeds, urea, fertilizers, compost, insecticides, and Ranger. With the help of the loan, she will be able to continue planting. Her dream is to offer an education to her children, and to go for a walk on the beach with the whole family. She has not had any type of problem in production. In her free time she likes to go out for walks with the family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sarah Bloss



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