A loan of $2,550 helped to buy pigs and modify her pig styes.


María Eugenia's story

María is a 56 year old farmer. She is a single mother and the head of the family since she has been separated from her husband. Since she was young she has learned about working the fields, thanks to the teaching given her by her father.Today this allows her to generate income for her family. She raises and sells pigs and chickens. She also has a small grocery store which compliments her income. María will use the loan to buy pigs and modify the pig styes. This will allow her to increase her production and improve the living conditions of the animals. Her sales will increase and so will the profits she can realize. María says that her aim is to improve the quality of living of her family and to strengthen her business, leaving a good estate for the day that God calls her to his side.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonard delaney



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