A loan helped to buy a cow to raise.


José David's story

José studied through to 4th grade at school. He is married and his wife is a homemaker. He has two dependent children.

José has been earning his living raising and selling cattle for four years which he learned from a friend. The land where he keeps the cattle is one kilometre from his house. He gets there by bicycle and works from 5 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon. Besides this he has experience at small scale fishing.

He needs the loan to buy a cow to raise.

José dreams of continuing to work and for his children to study at university.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


This loan is special because:

It helps rural farmers and fishermen, while teaching sustainable agricultural practices.



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