A loan of $350 helped to buy pigs and work the land growing corn, buying fertilizer and manure.

Mauricio De Jesús's story

Mauricio is 24 years old. He studied up to Grade 3 in Primary school. He lives in a common-law relationship and has two children aged 2 and 3. His wife helps him with the farm work and the cows. Mauricio works the land and raises livestock, growing corn which provides for his family. He learned from his father, his family always having been in agriculture and raising livestock.

Mauricio needs the loan to buy pigs and to work the land, growing corn and buying fertilizer and manure. He dreams of continuing to work with larger loans to buy more livestock and plant more so that his family has more and better income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo

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