A loan of $600 helped to buy insecticide, urea and herbicide.

Elba Jenny's story

Elba, 40, is in a free civil union and has four children; she lives with her children in the city of Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. She’s in the “San Antonio” communal bank whose members all live in the Recinto Aguas Frías Sector; they’ve practically been raised there and they work in agriculture and animal husbandry.

Elba works growing corn and rice. She’s requesting the loan to buy insecticide, urea and herbicide. With help from the loan she’ll be able to buy seeds. She will make her purchases in Ventanas. Her dream is to buy land. The challenge she faces is crop illnesses. In her free time she likes playing sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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