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Total loan: $1,200
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Alicia Yisenia

Ecuador
Ventanas, Ecuador / Farming

A loan of $1,200 helped to buy seeds, urea, compost, farming supplies, and liquid fertilizers for her crops.


Alicia Yisenia's story

Alicia Yisenia, 36, lives with her common-law husband and three children, ages 14, 13, and 8, in the canton of Pueblo Viejo. The members of the communal bank “Unido Somos” (We Are United) meet in the neighborhood of El Marañón in the parish of Puerto Pechiche, which is part of the canton of Pueblo Viejo. The communal bank members are seasonal farmers who grow corn, rice, and beans.

Alicia grows corn, rice, and beans. She buys her supplies at the Agro Karlita Commercial Center and sells her products at the Castillo Commercial Market. She is requesting a loan to plant corn, rice, and beans and will buy seeds, urea, compost, farming supplies, and liquid fertilizers for her crops.

With the financial support of this loan, she will be able to purchase what she needs. Among the challenges she faces are pests, diseases, and changes in weather. Her dream is to expand her house so that she and her family can live better and more comfortably. In her free time, Alicia enjoys listening to music as she does the household chores.

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: August 16, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: August 16, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose