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Producer Story – Rosa 2017-04-07T16:59:06+00:00

PRODUCER STORY

Rosa Cañar
She is born in Cuenca 50 years ago, Rosa lives now in the town of El Guabo, El Oro province. She is single and she helped her parents in the banana plantation until 2001, when she moved to Murcia, Spain where she worked in agriculture until 2003. She returned to help her parents in the banana plantation until they gave the inheritance to the 6 children. Which are all partners of the Asoguabo. Now she is dedicated to her property in the site La Raquel that belongs to the corner El Guabo. Rosa lives in the town of El Guabo, El Oro province.

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“Outside the Asoguabo, a small producer receives very unstable prices, sometimes USD 4 or 5 per box less than what I get at Asoguabo. In such a situation, my 5 brothers (also partners) and I could not support our parents, even worse paying for their medical care. I have been able to improve my baler with the FLO award during 2016. We received fertilizers, Christmas bonus, Christmas baskets for me and my workers. A school voucher and backpack for my godchildren. I feel very good to be able to do all that with the support of Fair Trade. “


Rosa Cañar