Total loan: $1,575

Maria Edelmira

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San Miguel Centro, , El Salvador / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cattle.

Maria Edelmira's story

María is 55 years old. She wasn't able to go to school. She is married and her husband is a farmer and a cattle rancher. They have 10 children. Five of them live at home and four work. Only the youngest is in school, sixth grade. The rest of them work with their father. María does the housework and also buys cattle to later sell. She learned this business from her husband, since he worked in this business since his adolescence. She cares for the cattle and manages it on some land in the front part of her property. She needs the loan to buy cattle. specifically heifers to raise and then sell when they are bigger. Others she will raise and breed. The business generates profits for her, since she has done this for several years and has a lot of experience. María's dream is to have good health to be able to keep selling cattle and helping her youngest daughter go to school as long as she wants.