Norma is 27 years old and is married with a one-year-old son. She works in farming. She grows potatoes, corn, and yuca on her plot of land that is located in Betanzo.
She is a new customer with this field partner and this loan is her first with it. Norma will use this loan to buy seeds and prepare the land to grow potatoes. In this way, she will increase her production. Her reason for asking for this loan is a lack of money for the planting season.
Norma faces challenges in her business during this cold season, since her crops are often ruined. She will use the profits to improve the quality of life of her family.
La Sra. Norma tiene 27 años y es casada con 1 hijo que tiene la edad de un año, ella se dedica a la actividad de la agricultura, siembra papa maíz y yuca en su parcela que se encuentran en la localidad de Betanzo, ella es cliente nueva de la institución, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Norma va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de semillas y preparado de la tierra para la siembra de papa y así de esta manera aumentar su producción, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de dinero para la época de siembra, la Sra. Norma enfrenta retos en su negocio que esta temporada de frio ya que en muchas ocasiones arruina la siembra y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.
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