A loan of $800 helped to buy agricultural supplies and pig feed.


Riccy Miriams's story

Riccy, 40, is in a common law relationship and has two children; she lives with her husband and children in Recinto Mina de Piedra belonging to Ventanas Canton, Los Ríos Province. She belongs to the “30 de Noviembre” (November 30) communal bank located in Recinto Mina de Piedra belonging to Ventanas Canton; they work in agriculture and animal husbandry. Riccy works in agriculture growing corn and raising pigs. She will be able to buy supplies like fertilizer, manure and seeds as well as pig feed like ‘polvillo’ [rice bran] with the loan. She makes her purchases in the city of Ventanas. Her dream is to buy land to work.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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