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Total loan: $1,200
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Andrea Del Carmen

Ecuador
Ventanas, Ecuador / Farming

A loan of $1,200 helped to buy seeds, agricultural supplies, urea, herbicide, and fertilizers for her crops.


Andrea Del Carmen's story

Andrea del Carmen is 40 years old, married and lives with her husband and their children in Ventanas canton in De Los Rios province. She is a member of the "Luchando Por La Misma Causa," communal bank, located in the rural settlement of La Primavera, which is part of Ventanas canton. The members of this communal bank make their living from short-cycle agriculture, growing corn and rice.

Andrea del Carmen is a farmer, growing corn, beans and rice. In addition, she raises chickens. She makes her purchases and sales in the city of Ventanas.

She is applying for the loan in order to buy seeds, agricultural supplies, urea, herbicide, and fertilizers for her crops. With the help of the loan she will be able to plant more seeds. Her dream is to buy land. In her free time, she likes to cook.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



Loan details

Loan length:

9 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: November 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose

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Loan details

Loan length:

9 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: November 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose