A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase cattle for breeding and milk production.


Maria's story

Maria is 69 years old. She is a very responsible, happy, caring, charismatic and above all a hard worker with a desire to overcome every day. Maria lives with her husband in Pelileo, a rural parish in the city of Ambato. Maria works in the trade of dairy and livestock breeding. She loves the countryside, which is why since childhood she was devoted to this activity. Maria is requesting a loan from FODEMI to invest in the purchase of dairy cows to increase milk production as she wants to continue undertaking in the business of selling milk. This investment will help Maria to earn more, which will help improve her household finances. Maria dreams of owning a farm where she can breed dairy cattle to create jobs and help others who need it most and above all improve the quality of life for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Lima



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