A loan of $750 helped to buy livestock.


Emilio's story

Emilio, 51, is single. He managed to study in primary school. He's responsible for six financial dependents, his children. The work he does is agricultural production. He produces 130 "cargas" of potatoes and 40 "arrobas" of peas [units of measurement]. He does this on his own land in the community of San Isidro Bajo, about seven kilometers to the north of the town of Tiraque. Emilio shows himself to be a hardworking and responsible person who wants to improve himself financially in life, for which he sees the need to request a loan to buy livestock. With this he wants to improve his income as well as the quality of life of his dependents.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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