A loan of $1,000 helped to increase the area of production of bananas, malanga, and taro.


Guillerma Emilia's story

Guillermina is a fighting woman. She is 43 years old, married, and has 4 adolescent children. They don't attend school due to the distance of the school, since it is located 90 kilometres from the municipality of Puerto Cabezas.

Since she was a child she has worked in agriculture, and she has a farm of 40 manzanas which produces maize, bananas, tubers, grains and houses cattle. She asks for her first loan with the goal of increasing the area of production of bananas, malanga and taro. Her dream is to improve the productive quality of her farm.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Victoria Thompson



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