A loan of $600 helped to buy pesticide, urea, and weed killer.

Nicolasa Genoveva's story

Nicolasa, 42, is married and has a son. She lives with her husband and son in the city of Ventanas in Los Ríos province. The communal bank EL GUASMO is in Agua Fría de Mocache, Mocache canton. Its members farm and raise livestock.

Nicolasa is a farmer and plants corn. She is applying for a loan to buy pesticide, urea, and weed killer. With the loan she will be able to buy supplies in Mocache for planting. She dreams of buying a new refrigerator. In her free time, she takes care of her son and husband and does all the cooking.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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