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Kelvin

Business Description



Kelvin has two years of experience in this industry. He used to work delivering propane gas tanks and learned the business that way. Six months ago he decided to invest his savings in this business and acquired his own gas tanks. He currently runs a small shop from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM; his shop is centrally located and he has many clients.



Loan Use



Kelvin needs this loan to invest in more gas tanks to meet the increased demand. This additional investment will allow him to greatly expand his business.



Personal Information



Kelvin is 20 years old, single and lives with his mother in his grandfather's house. Theirs is a humble and simple home. He's an only child and works very hard to help his mother, who is a single woman, get ahead. His mom has a job and also contributes to the family's expenses. They hope that with Kelvin's hard work and his growing business they will be able to make improvements to their home.



Translated from Spanish by Rosario McFaull, Kiva Volunteer.



Descripción del Negocio


Kelvin lleva 2 años de experiencia en esta actividad, el trabajaba como repartidor de gas y fue aprendiendo el negocio y hace 6 meses decidió invertir un poco de dinero que había ganado y compro cilindros de gas. Actualmente trabaja en un local donde el mismo lo atiende desde las 6:30am hasta 23:00p.m. Su negocio esta ubicado en un lugar muy transitado donde él tiene bastantes clientes.



Uso del Préstamo


Kelvin desea comprar más cilindros de gas ya que los que él tiene no son suficientes para satisfacer la demanda que tiene de sus clientes. A mayor capital tendrá más oportunidad de crecer en su negocio.



Información Personal


Kelvin tiene 20 años de edad, es soltero y vive con su mamá en casa de su abuelo. Su casa es demasiado sencilla y humilde. El trabaja mucho para poder ayudar a su familia ya que su mamá es una mujer sola y el como único hijo quiere sacar adelante a su mamá. Su mamá también es un soporte para él con los gastos del hogar ya que tiene su trabajo que le permite generar ingresos para el hogar. Con el esfuerzo de Kelvin y mejorando su negocio aspiran arreglar su vivienda.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 99
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  • $24,223,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Kelvin to purchase additional propane gas tanks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 1, 2007
Listed
Aug 18, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 28, 2008