A loan of $800 helped to buy fertilizer, insecticide, and herbicide.


Lila Unicia's story

Lila, 41, lives in a civil union and has two children. She lives with her children and husband in San Franciso in Ventanas canton in Los Ríos province. She belongs to the communal bank Ventanilla Cevallos, located in San Francisco in San Juan de Pueblo Viejo parish, and she is a farmer.

Lila grows corn, soybeans, and rice and raises chickens and pigs. She has applied for a loan to buy fertilizer, insecticide, and herbicide. With the loan, she will be able to buy needed farming supplies to protect against pests and disease. She makes her purchases in Ventanas. She dreams of growing her business and profit. She likes to read and listen to music in her free time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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