A loan of $500 helped to buy guinea pigs.

Rosario America's story

Rosario is 57 years old and has 11 children. She lives with her husband and her 14-year-old son who goes to high school. Rosario is a Colombian woman who decided to move to Ecuador 14 years ago when the guerrilla fighters wanted to take one of her daughters. At night time she fled to Ecuador in search of work and a tranquil life.

She makes a living raising small animals and she will invest the loan in the purchase of guinea pigs to grow her business and improve her family's quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Carrie N.

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