A loan of $200 helped will be used to finance her blacksmith manufacturing business and a small portion will be used to finance her hog fattening (pig raising) business.


Elena's story

Elena and her husband Gregorio are blacksmith manufacturer since 20 years ago. This is the kind of business that enable them to send all of there eight children to school. Three are college undergraduate, three presently are still studying in college, one in high school and the youngest in elementary. Expenses they had for the education of their children and for their basic needs has disabled the growth of the business, however they tried there best in maintaining it. Eight months ago, Elena decided to join ASHI for a financial assistance. She had loan then to be used for financing her business and for supplementing its growth. Now, she had repaid the whole amount she loaned on time and she requests for another loan larger than the first she had for the same purpose in addition of hog fattening business. With hog fattening she doesn't need to buy piglet to be raised since she is also breeding pigs. Profit with this kind of business is as much double of its capital after four months of raising. Someday she wants to have her own blacksmith shop in public places for more costumers.



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