A loan of $250 helped to buy hog feed and some hogs to raise.

Marissa's story

Marissa D., 46. is married to Arsenio D. and blessed with six children. Three are already married and three are single. They reside together at the village of Calaocan, Cabatuan, Isabela. Their house is situated near the Baranggay Health Center.

Marissa is engaged in hog-raising for almost 20 years. Every time she disposes of one hog she earns a net income of 5000 PHP. She works hard to increase her income and to strengthen her business.

Marissa decided to request a loan of 11,000 PHP from Kiva lenders to purchase hog feed and some hogs to raise. She wants to expand her pig pens to earn more income for the schooling of her children.

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