A loan of $700 helped to buy supplies such as fertilizers, urea, compost, and liquid weed killer.


Sara Pilar's story

Sara Pilar is 53 years old and a single mother of two children. She lives in the city of Ventanas in Los Ríos Province.

She is a member of the July 30th Communal Bank, which is located in the neighborhood of Zapotal Nuevo in the canton of Ventanas. The members are farm workers.

Sara Pilar is a farmer who grows rice and corn. She is requesting a loan in order to buy supplies such as fertilizers, urea, compost, and liquid weed killer. Her purchases and the sale of her products are conducted in the city of Ventanas. With the help of this loan, she will be able to buy supplies. Sara faces challenges, such as dealing with pests that affect her crops.

Her dream is to have more income so that she can improve her lifestyle. In her free time, Sara Pilar enjoys going out for walks.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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