A loan of $600 helped to buy pigs and fresh fish to later sell.


Heidy Aracely's story

Heidy is 23 years old. She went to high school and now she is married and has a two year old daughter. She works butchering pigs. This is a new business for her that she started a month ago. Preciously, she worked selling fruit and vegetables. Heidy butchers once a week and goes out to sell in the communities for 4 hours. She works from 6:30 to 10:30 am. Her husband is involved in these activities and he is also a fresh fish merchant. He has done this activity for 1 year and sells 300 pounds a week. She needs the loan to buy pigs and to buy fresh fish to later sell. The loan will allow her to obtain more income to keep get ahead and give her daughter the care she needs. Her dream is to improve her home since she lives in a house made of wattle and daub and they want to live in better conditions.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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