A loan of $725 helped to purchase seed potatoes.


Cruz's story

Señora Cruz is 41 and lives with her husband in the town of Chuaxic, in the Department of Sololá. The couple has six children; three sons ages 22, 20, and 18, who are all farmers; and three daughters, ages 14, 12, and 8. Señora Cruz has a farmed a plot next to her home for over 20 years so that she can improve her situation and support her family. She also makes traditional regional textiles.

Señora Cruz is applying for a loan to purchase seed potatoes. Her top priority is to be able to improve her harvest, as that would allow her to purchase additional plots of land.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephen Volante



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