A loan of $800 helped to buy fertilizers, manure, insecticides and animal balance feed.

Flor Beatriz's story

Flor is 30 years old, she lives in a common-law marriage and she has two children. She lives with her partner and children in Mina de Piedra, a community of the Ventanas Cantón in the Los Ríos province.

She is a member of 30 DE NOVIMEMBRE (November 30), a Communal Bank located in Mina De Piedra, a comment of the Ventanas Cantón where people engage in agriculture and livestock breeding.

Flor engages in agriculture, planting corn, and in breeding livestock such as chickens and pigs. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy products such as fertilizers, manure, insecticides to fight pests and plant sickness; she will also buy animal balance feed. She will buy her products in the town of Ventanas.

She dreams of buying some land to keep on planting and to increase her production. She loves Shrovetide celebrations.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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