A loan of $775 helps to buy feed and medicine for the pigs.


Steveen Manuel's story

Steveen Manuel and his family live in Los Bajos de Montecristi. It is a place of humble people who earn their living from working the land. They have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

He is a hard-working youth who looks to earn his resources. With them help his family get ahead in the difficult situation brought about by the pandemic which is still affecting them a lot. He earns his living raising pigs. He keeps them until they have obtained a good weight. Then he slaughters then at his house and sells the meat by the pound to neighbors and local customers. Doing this he manages to make his living in spite of the fear that still exists of getting sick.

This loan will be used to buy feed and medicine for the pigs.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.