A loan of $1,250 helped to pay off a debt that his wife currently has and to buy two dairy cows so that he can add to his herd of cattle and increase his milk production.


Mercedes's story

Mercedes is 62 years old and lives with his wife. He makes his living raising livestock; at the moment he only has five animals. He has more than fifteen years of experience working with livestock; he currently sells their milk as another source of income.

His wife bakes and sells bread. Sadly, they lost their son, which has been very painful, and his wife has suffered from depression, but she intends to recover and get back on her feet.

He is seeking a loan from Fundación Campo in order to pay off a debt that his wife currently has and to buy two dairy cows so that he can add to his herd of cattle and increase his milk production.

His goal is to sell cheese, curd and cream; at the moment he only sells milk.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kevin Bohnert



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