A loan of $1,500 helped to purchase farming supplies, fertilizer, potato seeds, and agrochemical products.


Margarita's story

Margarita is 36 years old. She has been married to Sabino for 18 years and they have five minor children. They live in the community of Alto Colomi Liquintaya, which is located 54 kilometers from the city of Cochabamba. Margarita and her family are farmers and earn income from selling potatoes, beans, and oca at the weekly market in Colomi. She also raises cattle. Margarita is a humble, hardworking, and responsible person. She will use this loan to purchase farming supplies, organic fertilizer, potato seeds, and agrochemical products. She spent her savings on the purchase of farm land in the community of Santa Isabel. Now she will use these supplies to plant during this season to ensure her family's food security.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd



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