Peruvian Naturals has donated this month’s earnings pledge to cattle farmer, Adrian Paulino in Ayacucho, the department which saw the worst of the violence in Peru’s 20 years of armed conflict. According to his Kiva profile:
Adrian Paulino’s story
Adrian is a hardworking 54-year-old man who lives with his four children and his partner in Yuracchuasi, which is located in Coracora. He makes a living by raising cattle, paying attention to the care and food he provides them with in addition to the production of dairy products from the cattle. He is asking for the microloan to buy able to buy cattle, thus increasing his production to attract more customers. In the future, Adrian hopes to invest his earnings in buying more cattle and hopes to be recognized for the quality of his products. He also makes a great effort to provide his children with a good education so they will be people with good values..
A loan of $925 helps Adrian to buy cattle, thus increasing his production.
This loan is special because it expands access to financial services for rural clients.
See more about Peruvian Naturals philanthropy at www.kiva.org/lender/peruviannaturals. All loan recipients’ repayments are re-loaned in addition to the 3 percent earnings pledge.