A loan of $725 helped to increase his stock.


Mario Antonio's story

Mario Antonio R. B. is 41 years old. He lives in Ilopango in the department of San Salvador together with his wife and daughter. Mario has a street stall selling fruit and vegetables in Ilopango where there has always been a steady flow of passerbys. He has been in this line of work for 15 years and he knows the business very well as it has maintained his home for many years.
The loan that Mario is presently applying for is to purchase grapes and apples which are in great demand at Christmas time, as they a family tradition. He will also buy other seasonal fruit and vegetables in bulk.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Suzanne Grasso



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