A loan of $600 helped buy agricultural supplies, fertilizer, urea, manure, and liquid weedkiller.


Marly Elcira's story

35-year old Marly Elcira is single and has three children. She lives with her children in the town of Ventanas in Los Rios province. She is a member of the July 30th Community Bank located in the neighbourhood of Zapotal Nuevo belonging to Ventanas canton. Marly Elcira is a farmer growing rice, beans, and corn. She is seeking a loan to buy agricultural supplies, fertilizer, urea, manure, and liquid weedkiller. She buys supplies and sells her produce in the town of Ventanas twice a month. Sometimes insects eat her crops causing her problems. Her dream is to have success in life and a greater income. In her free time she likes to go to church.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A



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