A loan of $675 helped to buy manure.


Hilda Marcelina's story

Ms. Hilda Z. is a member of the Banco Comunal 14 de Agosto (14th August Communal Bank). She lives in the community of Cashapata, located in the parish of Zhidmad. In this parrish one feels in peace with nature, thanks to the natural vegetation that surrounds it, and its inhabitants engage mainly in breeding animals and in agriculture.

Doña Hilda is 39 years old, she is married and has 3 children aged 18, 15 and 5. Her eldest son has completed his school studies, her daughter is attending the last year of high school and the youngest son attends primary school.

Hilda engages in selling livestock in her own community, an activity she has been engaging in for many years. She spends all day taking care of the animals, and also her husband helps her breeding the animals once his job is over. She is serene as the activity is going very well.

She has been a member of the communal bank for 5 years, and she is going to use her new loan to buy manure to feed her animals. Her goal is to breed pigs.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa


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