A loan of $2,825 helped a member to buy agricultural supplies.


Flor De Manzana Joyabaj Group's story

Josefa is married and 58. She did not have the chance to go to school. She has five children, one of whom is a student. She is a farmer and grows corn and beans. She started her business with a small amount of capital and now has 30 years of experience. Her husband, also a farmer, is supportive.

She organized a communal bank to apply for a loan, which she will use to buy fertilizer, seed, and fungicides for her plantings. She wants to also plant vegetables in the future. The other group members plant corn, beans, French green beans, and Chinese peas.

In this group: Josefa , Marta , Antonia , Natalia , Martha , Tomasa , Juana , Juana , Martina , Rosa , Juana , Lucia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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