A loan of $275 helped to buy firewood and pigs.

Emilia Assencion's story

Emilia Assención, age 36, has a business of selling dry firewood and pigs that has been in operation for more than 10 years. She started out selling pigs and later decided to add firewood. Emilia has five children (ages 16, 14, 13, 11, and 8). Even though it has not been easy to help her children get ahead, Emilia is always able to provide them what they need so that they can become good people.

This loan will be used to buy firewood and pigs. Her friends, neighbors, and relatives are very familiar with the products that she offers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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