A loan of $525 helped to buy cattle.


Gabriel Alonso's story

Gabriel is a 42 year old married farmer with 2 children.

He has always worked as a farmer. He has corn and bean crops which are harvested and sold at the municipal market where he lives.

Currently he is the only one working as his wife, who is his biggest economic support, is suffering from health issues.

However, with effort, love and dedication he has been able to get ahead and is always looking for new alternatives which will let him advance.

This is why he is asking for a loan. He will buy cattle. He wants to venture into another area of business to complement his income and improve the well being of his family.

Gabriel dreams of having a profitable business that last a long time and guarantees him economic stability.

His biggest dream is to give his children and excellent education. He also wants to keep farming and increasing his income and provide better living conditions to the ones he loves.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofie Bjorksten



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