A loan helped to buy rice, meat, fish, and eggs and continue with his business.


Joel Romario's story

Joel Romario lives in Jaramijo, a prosperous canton filled with great qualities The locals here work in fishing.

Joel is a hard-working man who looks to earn his own living and improve his situation so that, when he has children, he can offer them stability. Joel makes a living selling breakfasts, lunches, and afternoon snacks. He and his wife get up very early to prepare everything they need to serve customers. Customers arrive from very early to try the dishes that his wife prepares.

Joel will use this loan to buy rice, meat, fish, eggs, and more. His dream is to expand his business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by useful, real-life business training.


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