A loan of $1,000 helped to buy crop fertilizers.


Flor Carlota's story

Flor Carlota is 41 years old and in a common-law relationship. She lives with her husband and her children in the city of Ventanas, in Los Rios province. She is a member of the "30 de Julio" communal bank located in Zapotal Nuevo, which is part of Ventanas canton. The members of the group are farmers. Flor Carlota is a farmer and grows corn and rice. She is requesting a loan in order to buy agricultural supplies, fertilizers, manures and liquid herbicide. She makes her purchases and sells her crops in the city of Ventanas. This loan will help her to be more productive. She is facing challenges such as pests and crop diseases. Her dream is to have a good harvest. She likes to spend her free time with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



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