Bertha Rocio’s story
Rocío is 33 years old. She is a single mother of two children, an 8 year old daughter and a 12 year old son. She lives in her family home with her parents. She can be described as a hard-working woman dedicated to her children. She works as a day laborer, and for extra income she raises pigs. The loan she seeks will be used to buy pigs, ground grain, balanced feed, and potatoes. The profits she receives will be used to improve the quality of life of her children. Rocio’s goal is to educate her children so they may have a profession.
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About VisionFund Ecuador:
VisionFund Ecuador is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.