A loan of $800 helped purchase fertilizers, insecticides and seeds.

Maria Erbina's story

Maria is 64 years old. She is married and she has one son who lives with his parents in El Jobo, in the canton of Ventanas, province of Los Ríos.

She is a member of the NUEVO JERUSALEN communal bank. The bank is located in El Jobo in the Ventanas canton. The members work in agriculture and raising livestock.

Maria works in agriculture and she grows corn. With this loan, she will be able to purchase supplies like: fertilizers, insecticides and seeds in order to avoid plagues and illnesses. The purchases are made in the city of Ventanas. The loan has helped her to increase her income and her crops.

Her dream is to have money to purchase pigs and to set up a business selling animals.

In her free time, she likes to clean her house.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lauren Jackson

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