A loan of $1,400 helped to buy insecticide, weed killing liquid and chicken feed.

Celia Jenny's story

Celia, 43, is a widow and has a son; she lives at home with her father and 15-year-old son in Ventanas, Los Ríos Province. She belongs to the “El Recreo” communal bank located in Recinto San Vicente Las Lomas belonging to Ventanas Canton; this communal bank works in agriculture and animal husbandry.

Celia works in agriculture growing corn and rice and also raises chickens to sell. She’s requesting the loan to buy insecticide, urea, weed killer and chicken feed. With help from the loan she’ll be able to buy everything needed for agriculture. She makes her purchases in Ventanas and her dream is to have the money to provide education for her son and to buy a car for work. In her free time she enjoys reading the newspaper.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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