A loan of $600 helped to buy seeds, insecticides, urea and weedkiller.

Matilde Cecibell's story

Matilde Cecibell is 39 years old and has 3 children with her common-law husband. She lives with her children and her husband in the city of Ventanas in the province of Los Ríos. She belongs to the 16 de Agosto communal bank which is located in the Recinto Agua de Mocache in the canton of Mocache. The bank's members work in agriculture and livestock.

Matilde Cecibell works in agriculture, but she also works rearing animals. She is requesting the loan to buy seeds, insecticides, urea and weedkiller. With the help of the loan, she will be able to buy what she needs for her crops. She will buy these supplies in the city of Ventanas.

Her dream is to own a small plot of land. The main challenges which she faces are plagues and pests in her plants and animals. In her free time, she likes to watch soap operas and look after her animals.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Staniforth

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