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A loan of $500 helped purchase consumer products.

Ulises Antonio's story

Sr. Ulises Pérez is 43 years old, married, and lives in the town of Villa del Carmen in the district of Managua. His wife is a homemaker. They have two children, ages 17 and 13. He hopes to make life better for his family. Sr. Ulises has been working for 8 months for the town of Villa del Carmen as an education trainer.

He has a small variety store where he sells products such as soft drinks, rice, beans, and other items. Thanks to his loan from AFODENIC he will be able to buy oil, sugar, cosmetics, and other everyday household products. He hopes to generate better profits and offer his family more comfortable living conditions. He thanks the Institution for this loan and the benefit it will give him through higher earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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