A loan of $800 helped to buy fertilizer, manure and a fumigation pump, as well as balanced feed.

Elizabeth Del Carmen's story

Elizabeth is 39 years old and divorced. She has two children and lives with them in the community of Mina de Piedra, which is in the Ventanas canton, province of Los Ríos.

She belongs to the 30 DE NOVIEMBRE communal bank, which is located in MINA DE PIEDRA, Ventanas canton, and dedicated to farming and livestock work.

Elizabeth works in agriculture. She plants corn and raises penned animals such as pigs and chickens. With the loan, she will be able to buy materials such as: fertilizers, manure, and a fumigation pump, as well as balanced feed. She does her buying in the city of Ventanas.

Her dream is to buy some land to keep planting and increasing production. She likes to play sports on Sundays.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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