A loan of $600 helped to buy farm supplies.

Elena Pilar's story

Elena Pilar, 28, is single and has no children. She lives with her parents in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. She’s a member of the “Bruniquilde” communal bank located in Recinto Calabi that belongs to Ventanas Canton; they work in agriculture.

Elena Pilar works growing corn. She’s requesting the loan to buy supplies, fertilizer, urea, manure and weed killer.

She buys her products in the city of Ventanas and in San Carlos Parish every 20 days. With help from the loan she will be able to buy supplies and her family’s lifestyle will change quite a bit because income will be more significant.

The challenge she faces is to improve her family’s wellbeing and her dream is to work to improve her relationship with her family. She likes chatting and working with her siblings in her free time very much.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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