A loan of $1,000 helps to purchase fish, shrimp, crabs, etc. to stock his business. In addition, he will purchase fruits to continue selling.


José Nelson's story

José studied up to the second grade in school, is partnered, and has three children who are studying.

José works selling fish and has been in this business for more than 8 years. He decided to do this work because his brother introduced it to him and he saw it was good. In addition, he sells fruit in a bus station with his life partner.

He needs the loan to purchase fish, shrimp, crabs, etc. to stock his business. In addition, he will purchase fruits to continue selling. Some months ago, he was supported by a Kiva loan for his business and he is paying it off very punctually.

His dream is to work hard so that his children manage to finish their education and to improve his house little by little.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris


This loan is special because:

It gives opportunity to families living in high risk areas of El Salvador.

Karen Woodin, Kiva staff

Karen Woodin
Kiva staff



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