A loan of $600 helped to buy farm supplies, fertilizers, manure and Matamonte liquid herbicide.


Flor Carlota's story

40-year-old Flor Carlota is a single mother who lives with her children in the city of Ventanas, in los Ríos province. She is a member of the 30 de Julio community bank which is located in Zapotal Nuevo, in Ventanas canton. The members of this group work in agriculture.

Flor Carlota is a farmer who grows rice, beans and corn. She is requesting this loan to buy farm supplies, fertilizers, manure and Matamonte liquid herbicide. She makes her purchases and sales in the city of Ventanas every week. This loan will help her to be more productive.

Flor Carlota faces challenges such as pests and crop diseases. Her dream is to enjoy a good harvest. She enjoys spending her free time with her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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