A loan of $800 helped the purchase of suckling pigs.


Felipa's story

Miss Felipa is from Piraimiri Vallegrande Santa Cruz. She has lived in El Torno, Bolivia Neighbourhood, for 30 years. She has 2 school-aged children. Marital status: she has lived with Mr Ángel for 30 years. He farms in the 3 Posas San Lui zone. Business: Meat sales in the El Torno town. She has worked in the chicken sector for 6 years. The use of the loan: for the purchase of suckling pugs for festive holidays to fatten them up. The rest of the loan is to increase working capital. Felipa is very grateful to the Institucion for offering her the support to grow with her business and at the same time making her feel like a better person.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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