A loan of $725 helped purchase of calves.

Juan Zenon's story

Juan Zenón is 47 years old, married to Mrs. Xiomara Amador. They live with their children in the Comarca El Jicaro, jurisdiction of Nueva Guinea where he works his farm together with his wife and children. Since very young he has worked in farming and thanks to his effort and sacrifice he owns a small farm where he grows basic grains and musaceae, milks and takes care of his livestock as well as the maintainance of the farm which has good sanitary and nutritional conditions. He also receives extra income to support his family by selling dairy products .

He is requesting his first loan to buy calves, which he will look after and fatten, and when they reach the weight required by the national and international market he will sell them at an excellent price which will allow him to obtain good profit to improve the living conditions of his family.

It is his dream to give his family good conditions and increase his livestock as it represents the patrimony of his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer lene struck

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