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


Enna Ernestina's story

Enna Ernestina is 53 years old, in a common-law relationship, and has two children. She lives with her husband and children in the city of Ventanas in Los Ríos Province.

Enna Ernestina is a member of the September 24th Communal Bank, which is located in the San Gabriel neighborhood in the canton of Ventanas. The members engage in farming and livestock breeding.

Enna Ernestina grows corn and rice on land that she owns and on some that she rents. The money from this loan will be invested in the purchase of seeds, fungicides, Ranger (a brand of herbicide), liquid weed killer, and urea so that she can prevent crop diseases. Her purchases are conducted in the city of Ventanas. This loan will help her to buy fertilizers. Her dream is to start a new business of selling clothes.

In her free time, Enna Ernestina enjoys cooking and singing.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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