A loan of $600 helped to buy chicks, seeds, urea, insecticide, Ranger and organic manure.


Perfecta Teresa's story

Perfecta Teresa, 53, is single and has no children; she lives with family members in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. She’s a member of the “San Francisco” communal bank located in Recinto Pantano belonging to Ventanas Canton; they are in agriculture and animal husbandry.

Perfecta Teresa works in agriculture and also raises chickens and pigs. She’s requesting the loan to buy chicks, urea, insecticide, Ranger [herbicide], organic manure and seeds. With help from the loan she will be able to buy what’s needed for the crops.

Her dream is to continue working and investing to obtain profits from his products. The challenge she faces is crop infestations. In her free time she enjoys playing sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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