A loan of $900 helped a member to buy live pigs.


El Paraiso Group's story

The group is made up of three working members and coordinated by Orlando, who is 56 years old, married and father of four children. Orlando makes a living buying and selling pigs which he does out of his home with the help of his wife. He needs the loan to buy live pigs.

The other group members are Martha and Virgilio. Martha, 59 years old, owns a bookstore which she runs out of her home and Virgilio owns a small grocery store also run out of his home. These members portray varied forms of earning their daily bread.

In this group: Martha Lorena, Orlando Enrique, Virgilio Antonio
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hasmin Sherwin



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