A loan of $1,175 helped to purchase animal food to fatten hens.

Lucio Erasmo's story

Lucio Erasmo is 40 years old, was born in the Paz region of the Andes, and studied up to third grade. Since he was a boy, he helped his parents in agriculture. He has a lot of experience in the rubric. For the past four years he has dedicated himself to agriculture with the support of his partner and his children. In the union which belongs to the area, they formed a group of all the people dedicated to agriculture to strengthen and to be able to look for help for infrastructure of the slaughterhouse for the chicken farmers. This way they will take chickens and carry them directly to the slaughterhouse to sell them later. The chicken are sold locally and the competition varies and generally grows from the city of Santa Cruz, who invest in chicken from the brand Pio Rico, which is his highest competition. This year Lucio Erasmo has increased the production of the chicken. He needs to loan to buy animal food to fatten them.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Gilbert

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