A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase the necessary fertilizers for planting passion fruit.


Guadalupe Beatriz's story

Guadalupe is 37, married, has two children, 18 and 19 years old. She lives with her husband in the community of Rumi Loma, which is part of Guaranda Canton, Bolívar Province. She is a member of the Reyna del Cisne village bank, which is found located in the community of Rumi Loma, 30 minutes from the operating office of Guaranda. It is made up of 10 members, which make their living in agriculture. Guadalupe works in agriculture and in cattle raising. She is applying for the loan for the purchase of the necessary fertilizers for planting passion fruit. She will carry out the purchase every 15 days in Guaranda and the sale of her product is every 8 days. Her goal is to advance for achieving progress. Her challenges are the natural phenomenons and pests. In her free time, she likes to clean the house. The custom she likes most is the reunions that they do in her community.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alex Martin



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