A loan of $1,375 helped to buy organic fertilizer. .


Delfina's story

Delfina is 44. She is married to Abdon and has a daughter whom she lives with in her own home. Delfina is a hardworking and responsible mother. She has worked in agriculture since she was 22. With her husband, she has obtained a lot of satisfaction with this activity. “Thanks to agriculture, I have my own house and land", she says. She grows peas, corn, potatoes, alfalfa and gladiolas. Because of the variety of crops she has she is always busy and she always has sales and income for her family and for saving. These months are crucial for all the crops, since the rains have started. Delfina doesn't want to be left behind. that is why she is asking for your help to plant peas, beans and potatoes. Their crops will be ready for February of next year. This is her fifth loan with Kiva. During this whole time, she has shown herself to be a responsible and committed person with her association. Delfina will invest the S/.3,800 in buying organic fertilizer to feed her crops.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue


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