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Cristhian Javier

Manta, Manabí Province, Ecuador / Food

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A loan helped to buy fruit and food products for his business.


Cristhian Javier's story

Cristhian Javier and his family live in Manta, one of the most important cities for business and tourism on the coast of Ecuador.

Cristhian Javier is a very responsible and hardworking person who makes an effort every day to support his family and meet the needs of his household. Thanks to the loans, he can continue with the business that he started some years ago selling natural juices, toasts, and smoothies. This allows him to earn a very good income for his family.

He will invest this loan in the purchase of fruit and food products for his business. His dream is to keep working hard to have his own house.