A loan of $600 helped to buy farm supplies.

Silvana Lourdes's story

Silvana, 34, is in a free union and has two children; she lives with her husband and children in Recinto Mina de Piedra that belongs to Ventanas Canton, Los Ríos Province. She belongs to the “30 de Noviembre” communal bank located in Recinto Mina de Piedra that belongs to Ventanas Canton; it’s involved with agriculture and animal husbandry.

Silvana works in agriculture growing corn and raising barnyard animals like chickens and pigs. She will be able to use the loan to buy fertilizer, manure, and insecticide to prevent infestations and illnesses and also nutritionally balanced animal feed. She will make her purchases in the city of Ventanas. Her dream is to buy a vehicle for work; she enjoys knitting wool clothes and spending time with the family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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