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A loan of $400 helped to buy manure, seeds, fertilizer and other supplies.


Maria Elena's story

Maria is 56 years old and lives with her spouse in their own home. She makes a living doing what she knows best, that is, growing corn and beans. She has a lot of experience in farming, and as such has gained a lot of respect and admiration from her family and friends.

Maria is an entrepreneurial woman who is responsible and hard-working. She has a dream, which is to give her family a better standard of living. It is for this reason that she approached a branch of Integral to ask for a loan to help her buy manure, seeds, fertilizer and other supplies. These will help her continue to pursue her goal of helping her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Aesclinn Donohue



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