A loan helped to buy fish and shrimp to sell.


Marcos Evangelista's story

Marcos studied through the second grade. He is in a relationship and his partner sells natural medicines. They have two children who are in school.

Marcos has been selling fish and shrimp for two years, having learned this trade from his father. He travels eight kilometers from his house on his motorcycle to reach the place where he sells. Marcos works from 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

He will use this loan to buy fish and shrimp to sell. Marcos dreams of having a car so that he can travel for work. He also hopes to improve his family’s living conditions.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It gives opportunity to families living in high risk areas of El Salvador.



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