A loan of $300 helped to purchase pigs and start a business selling livestock.

Juan Jose's story

Juan is a young entrepreneur, 18 years old, and lives in Palpa with his wife and their small daughter. Juan has great ambitions to improve his situation. He has worked as a laborer for nearly two years at local farms, and has done well as he's a very hardworking, trustworthy, responsible person who is dedicated to his work.

Juan is grateful to Kiva lenders because their support will allow him to purchase pigs and start a small business raising and selling livestock. This business will provide additional income and steadily raise the quality of life for his family. Juan and his wife will then be able to offer their daughter a better future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephen Volante

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