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José Efraín

Sensuntepeque, Cabañas Department, El Salvador / Food

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A loan helped to purchase chili peppers, radishes, tomatoes, squash, carrots, etc. to continue selling.


José Efraín's story

Jose did not have the opportunity to go to school He has a partner, who is a homemaker. He has two small children.

Jose has earned a living selling vegetables for two years, and he learned it from his mother. His business is located at a market in the center of the city, and he works from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. In addition, he does farming jobs.

He needs a loan to purchase chili peppers, radishes, tomatoes, squash, carrots, etc. to continue selling. Jose dreams of increasing his sales and the profits from his business.