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Total loan: $800


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Cochabamba, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia / Food

Ruben's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped Buying a refrigerator.

Ruben's story

Ruben is married, and his business is selling food. Quite a long time ago, he began his business with minimal capital and a small income. Over time, with much sacrifice, he was able to buy the kiosk where he currently sells his products. He now has sufficient income to support his children, who are in school. His children also help serve customers in their free time, and his wife helps prepare the dishes they offer. Ruben has many goals for the future; one of them is to buy a larger kiosk so that he can satisfy more customers with his delicious daily meals. With the funds from the loan, he will buy a refrigerator, so that he can keep his products fresh. He is a responsible and hard-working young man with a great desire to improve his life, and he is very grateful to Emprender and Kiva for the confidence placed in him in granting the loan.

Translated from Spanish by Patricia Linderman, Kiva Volunteer