A loan of $1,200 helped purchase of a dairy cow.

Claudina's story

Mrs. Claudina H. O. is 39 years old and has been married to Florencio Herrera for more than ten years. They have three children (10, 8, and 4) and are a family of limited financial resources. Claudina works in milk production. Currently she has four dairy cows whose milk she sells to company that makes different dairy products. Her husband works in construction as a mason and works in the same area as where they live.

Claudina lives in the city of Cochabamba in the community of Playa Ancha. She has a small two-room house, and she does her best to make her three children comfortable in the house.

The loan will be used to purchase a dairy cow which will increase the milk her cows produce. Growing her dairy cow herd is one of Claudina's dreams, and it will help her improve her family's quality of life. She also dreams of being able to build an addition to her house, so that her children can each have their own room. She also helps all three will become professionals.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patrick King

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