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Arlin Esteban
Hello, my name is Arlin Esteban. I am an entrepreneur. I have a small grocery distribution business (selling food items) and I sell to all the grocery stores in my neighborhood. I have done this for several years now. It generates the income to pay for my family expenses and to pay my providers. Thanks to this business, I have my own home that I am paying in installments.

Translated by Ramón F. Kolb, Kiva Volunteer.

Original description in Spanish:

Hola mi nombre es Arlin Esteban, mi actividad principal es el comercio, cuento con un pequeño negocio de venta de abarroteria (productos de consumo humano) el que distribuyo de manera ambulante en todas las pulperias de mi comunidad, tengo varios años de dedicarme a este tipo de actividad la que me genera ingresos para cubrir los gastos de mi familia y otros compromisos con los proveedores, gracias a este negocio tengo mi propia vivienda la que estoy pagando a plazos.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 52
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  • $9,881,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Arlin Esteban to buy sugar, margarine, shortening, sweets, soap, ice cubes, and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2007
Jul 29, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 11, 2009