A loan of $1,850 helped a member to purchase of supplies such as seeds, fertilizers, insecticides and others.

Banco Mujer Creciendo Juntas Group's story

Wendy is the treasurer of Bank Women Growing Together, a very enterprising young woman, just 21 years old. She has a small child, and is living with a partner. Her partner works for a banana farm as an agricultural laborer and receive very low wages.

Following this, she decided several years ago to start business in agriculture and small-scale. This allows her to help with basic household expenses and pay for his studies. She attending classes at night to complete her high school studies.

This is the third loan requested by Woman Foundation. The preceding have been very helpful to consolidate their production, and the new capital injection is to plant watermelon. This requires inputs like seeds, fertilizers, insecticides and others.

Beside her, in the group are three members who will invest in agricultural activities, such as swine, poultry and agriculture.

In this group: Edel, Wendy, Monica, Lucia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Joyce Bogner-Bohn

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