A loan of $600 helped to buy cattle.

Jose Napoleon's story

Jose, 22, is single and has no children. He lives with his parents in Chillanes canton, in Bolivar province.

The communal bank "Virgen de Banos" was formed in the community of Mama Sara de Cerritos, about 30 minutes from the office of the COOPERATIVA.

Jose is a farmer who cultivates beans and corn. He also raises cattle. He is requesting to a loan to buy a breed of cattle.

With the help of this loan, he will be able to buy cattle. He makes his purchases in Chillanes.

Jose's dream is to finish his education and get a professional degree so that he can improve his family's living conditions.

In his free time he enjoys sports, especially volleyball and street soccer. He also enjoys the Carnival festivities.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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