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Total loan: $800

Roberth Cristian

Tulcán, Carchi Province, Ecuador / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase a cow and feed.


Roberth Cristian's story

Cristian is a 28-year-old happy, romantic young man. He lives with his spouse in the house of some relatives. Ever since he was very young he dreamed of starting a family and offering them everything he sometimes lacked to achieve a better lifestyle. This is why he works rather hard doing the work he learned from the time he was a child which is farm work, such as raising animals and working the land.

Today, Cristian raises dairy cattle. He would like to obtain assistance to boost his business. To do so, he will purchase a cow and feed so they are well taken care of. This will increase his household revenues and enable him to save some money to build a house of his own.