Total loan: $1,050

Jose Mercedes

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San José, San José Province, Costa Rica / Food

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A loan helped to buy containers for vegetables and fruits.

Jose Mercedes's story

Jose is a 63-year-old man, and he is very hard working and persevering. He has gone forward with effort and dedication in a foreign country; he migrated more than 25 years old from Nicaragua to Costa Rica. He started with multiple jobs, and with this, he was able to save money and open his own business selling legumes and vegetables. He has unconditional support from his four children.

He has returned to Kiva and MiCrédito to take out a loan that will enable him to strengthen his business for the coming seasons. He plans to buy containers for vegetables and fruits. In the future, he would like to improve his business infrastructure so that he will be able to grow it.