A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase urea, liquid pesticide, insecticide, Ranger (brand of herbicide) and vaccine for the chickens.


Elsa Maruja's story

Elsa, 30, is married and lives with her husband and 4 children in city of Ventanas in the Province of los Ríos. VRC Bendición de Dios is located in the Recinto Rancho Grande in Puerto Pechiche parish; they work in farming and raising cattle. Elsa works in farming, growing corn and rice in addition to raising animals such as chickens, ducks and pigs. She is requesting a loan to purchase urea, liquid pesticide, insecticide, Ranger (brand of herbicide) and vaccine for the chickens. The loan will help her to buy what she needs for farming. The purchase is made in Ventanas. Her dream is to get ahead thanks to the loan that granted by the cooperatives. Her free time is dedicated to relaxing.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Lima



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