A loan of $575 helped to buy nutritionally balanced feed for her cattle.

Socorro Del Pilar's story

Socorro is a 23 year old woman, is partnered, and has one dependent child. She lives in her own house, which is located in the village of San Eduardo in the district of Tambogrande. She lives in the rural part of this district and only has basic electrical service.

The industry that Socorro has is ranching, with sheep, poultry, and pigs. She has been engaged in this business for more than 5 years. The animals, she raises, fattens, and then sells in the local market. In addition, her husband farms on an inherited piece of land and also works at a farm where he makes a weekly salary, generating income to cover his credit and family expenses, maintaining a good relationship to continue growing in his business.

The loan amount is for 1,500 more Soles, which are intended to buy feed for her cattle and poultry and for improvements and remodeling of the corral.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Mount

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