A loan of $600 helped to buy seeds, insecticides, urea, and liquid weed killer.


Rosa Lucrecia's story

Rosa Lucrecia is 77 years old, in a common-law relationship, and has no children. She lives with her husband in the city of Ventanas in Los Ríos Province.


Rosa is a member of the September 5th Communal Bank, which is located in the neighborhood of Los Platanos in the canton of Ventanas. The members engage in farming and raising livestock.


Rosa Lucrecia is a farmer who grows corn and rice. She is requesting a loan in order to buy seeds, insecticides, urea, and liquid weed killer. Her purchases are conducted in Mocache. With the help of this loan, she will buy what she needs to plant her crops. Her dream is to buy plots of land so that she can plant more corn. The challenges she faces include dealing with pests.


In her free time, Rosa Lucrecia enjoys taking care of the household chores.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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