A loan of $300 helped to buy vitamins and feed for the pigs and improve the place where he maintains them.

Balentin De Jesus's story

Balentin, 61, makes his living selling and raising pigs. The business is located in the rural zone; therefore he has a very apt place for this kind of work. Balentin is a very responsible and hardworking person who lives with his wife in his own house. 33 years ago, he started this work, which he has grown bit by bit. Despite this he has a very acceptable quantity of customers, therefore he wishes do have a higher quantity of pigs to extend his business even more.

For this reason he is applying for a loan whereby he can invest, buying: pig feed, vitamins and at the same time improve the place in which the piglets live. In this manner the standard of quality will be even higher and thereby he will give a better service, which will allow him to improve his income and be able to have a better quality of life along with his wife.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alex Martin

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