A loan of $1,600 helped to buy seeds, fertilizer, and pesticides.

Yolanda Zulema's story

Yolanda Zulema, 43, is married and lives with her husband and children in Ventanas canton in Los Ríos province. The members of the communal bank EL DIVINO NIÑO [The Divine Child] live in Estero Lindo, located in Ventanas canton. The group performs seasonal farmwork such as planting corn and rice.

Yolanda Zulema plants corn and also raises chickens and pigs. She buys and sells her products in Ventanas. She is requesting the loan to buy seeds, fertilizer, and pesticides so that she can plant. Her dream is to support her children, and she loves to spend time with her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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