A loan helped to buy pigs, to start a business.


Ronny Patricio's story

Ronny, age 29, lives with his mother in the village of San Mateo, in the city of Esmeraldas.

Ronny works for a company that raises pigs. There he has learned about the care and feeding that these animals should have. For that reason, he wants to start his own business, to work raising pigs.

Ronny requests a loan to buy piglets and balanced feed. He will do this work on family land. Ronny knows that he will be able to earn more income working for himself. For that reason, he requests and appreciates your help, so that he will be able to generate more income and be able to study for a university degree. That is his goal. Also, he is happy to have the opportunity to begin this entrepreneurship.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer joann stephan.


This loan is special because:

It finances farmers' secondary income generating business.



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