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Total loan: $800

Jonatan Ismael

Gotera, Morazán Department, El Salvador / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy concentrated feed and medicines for his cattle.

Jonatan Ismael's story

Jonatan, who is 27, attended school through the 6th grade. He is married and his wife takes care of the domestic chores. For now he has no children.

Jonatan makes a living raising and selling cattle, having learned the trade from his father. The pasture is near his home and he works from 5:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Jonatan needs a loan in order to purchase concentrated feed and medicines for his cattle.

He dreams of living in a better home.