A loan of $600 helped to buy livestock.

Angel Salomon's story

Ángel, 47, is married and lives with his wife and their four children in the canton of Chillanes, which is located in the province of Bolívar. He is a member of the Azanloma communal bank, which belongs to the canton of Chillanes. His business activities are agriculture, raising animals, and trade. The community is located thirty minutes away from the cooperative's office in Chillanes.

Ángel makes a living in agriculture by planting beans, rice, and raising animals such as cattle and pigs. He has applied for this loan to buy livestock. He makes his purchases in the city of Chillanes.

His dream is to buy a plot of land around his town. The challenges which he faces are the presence of infestations, long winters, and blight. In his free time, he likes to play sports such as volleyball and indoor soccer and go to parties in his village.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz

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