A loan of $500 helped to buy livestock.

Italo Hipolito's story

Italo Hipolito is 43 years old, married, and has two children. He lives with his wife and his children, who are 13 years old and 1 year old, in Guaranda, Cuatro Esquinas, in Bolívar province.

The Cuatro Esquinas Central community bank has 12 members who live in Cuatro Esquinas. They work in different business activities such as farming, livestock raising, commerce, etc.

Italo is a potato farmer. He also keeps dairy cows and is a driver. He makes his purchases and sales in Guaranda market.

Italo is requesting this loan to buy livestock. The support of this loan will help him to buy his livestock without problems. His dream is to own his own home and pastureland for his livestock. The challenge that he faces is frost when he is growing his potatoes.

In his free time, Italo enjoys taking part in sports and enjoying the Carnaval and San José festivities.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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