A loan of $1,100 helped to buy four head of cattle and feed for her pigs.

María Del Carmen's story

María is 43, she is with someone and has four children. She does housework and raises small livestock, such as pigs. Since she was 13, she started to enjoy commerce, together with her mom she went out to sell fish, that was the first product she commercialized; due to problems she stopped selling it and 14 years ago she started raising pigs to sell them later.
The loan requested to Fundacion Campo, is to buy four head of cattle and feed for the pigs. With the investment she will have animals to fatten them and sell them to generate income for her family and then be able to request another loan and buy more livestock.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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