A loan of $600 helped to buy fertilizer, manure, and insecticide.


Magali Margarita's story

Magali, 37, is married and has three children. She lives with the children and her husband in the precinct of Pampas Grande in Ventanas Canton, Los Ríos Province. She belongs to Ahorrando para el Futuro Communal Bank in Pampas Grande in Ventanas, which works in agriculture and livestock.

Magali makes a living in agriculture growing corn and rice. With the loan she'll be able to buy supplies such as fertilizer, manure, and insecticide to avoid pests and disease. She makes her purchases in the city of Ventanas. The loan has helped her increase her income and her crops.

Her dream is to buy a plot of land. In her free time she likes to walk in the country.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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