A loan of $1,025 helped to rent farm land.

Nicolasa's story

Nicolasa, 57, is a single woman who never learned to read or write. She has no dependents and lives in her own rustic-style house in the community of Pocona. She earns a living as a farmer and produces annually some 50 loads of potatoes, 10 sacks of corn, 90 sacks of achocha plant, 50 sacks of peas and 15 loads of lima beans. She grows all of these crops on her own land in her community.

The loan being requested by Nicolasa is to rent farm land so she can increase production and improve her situation. She is in need of investment capital for her business so she can improve her finances and quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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