A loan of $975 helped to buy fertilizer, seeds and cattle.

Aurora Elena's story

Aurora is a very charismatic woman. She is cheerful and has a good heart. She is a member of the Victoria del Portete communal bank. She lives in the Quinta Chica area of Cuenca, a place with beautiful scenery and friendly, polite people who are fighters, working day to day to improve their financial stability.

Aurora is 56 years old. She is a widow and has six children from her marriage. Five os them are married and live on their own and the youngest one is 13 and going to high school in the city. She doesn't own her own home and lives in a relative's house.

Aurora takes care of he home and farming is the activity that allows her to pay for her household expenses. She raises animals such as chickens, guinea pigs, and cattle. She also plants vegetables and sells them at a market in town.

She is going to invest her new loan in buying fertilizer, seeds and livestock to continue with her business. Her dream is to own a car.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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