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Emily Johan

Manta, Manabí Province, Ecuador / Food

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A loan helped to purchase groceries and increase the tables and chairs more.


Emily Johan's story

Emily Johan and her family live in the city of Manta, known for its lovely beaches with are visited by many, all year round, and for being a city with unequaled beauty with many tourist attractions.

Emily is a very hard-working woman who thanks the help she received, which allowed her to get ahead with her business with her spouse. In her business, she works selling some exquisite barbecue, which is a very prosperous business. With this new help, Emily wants to expand her business a bit since, for the good flavor of the food, she has gotten a very good customer base.

She will invest this loan in purchasing groceries and increasing the tables and chairs more. Her dream is that her business will continue to grow gradually.