A loan of $1,025 helped to buy modified seeds to improve the quality and efficiency of her harvest.

Pascuala's story

Pascuala is in a relationship but is not married. She has two school-aged children, and lives in a house with other family members that has four rooms with dirt floors. Their house is located in the Palomar neighborhood in the city of La Paz.

Currently, Pascuala and her partner work in agriculture, planting crops and raising livestock for more than 8 hours every day. They must face the climate change which has affected their crops, and with their earnings must cover their food, education, and other basic expenses.

The loan that Pascuala is asking for is for the purchase of genetically modified seeds, which will help her to increase her production in less time and will allow her to use less water - saving a very valuable local resource. Additionally, the seeds will produce a higher quality crop.

Pascuala's dream is to increase her crop and livestock production to be able to earn enough money to save. She wants to continue to invest in her children's future, improving their quality of life.

This is the first loan that she is asking for from IMPRO, and the first time she has worked with KIVA.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kaitlyn Godfrey

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