A loan helped to buy Kodak paper, Canon ink, photo ink, marketing material, dust jackets, advertising and photo albums.


Norberto Alfonso's story

Norberto Alfonso is 45 and runs a small business. He lives with his family the municipality of Soledad. He started his photography business approximately 10 years ago.

A designer by profession, he worked for a company in the sector for some time. There he gained vast experience and learned this craft which he has perfected to great success by making his business profitable.

Norberto opened a store where he offers design, advertising, marketing and photography services. He also sells clothing, household items, custom mugs, photo albums, advertising, posters, banners and cards.

This small business owner is always at the cutting edge of new trends in advertising and that’s why he is always looking to offer a better service by updating his equipment and tools. His main customers come from friends, neighbors, referrals, family, the general public and photographers in the sector.

This loan will be his first with Kiva through Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. The loan will be used to buy Kodak paper, Canon ink, photo ink, marketing material, dust jackets, advertising and photo albums.

Norberto needs an injection of capital to increase his stock levels as well as attract more customers to increase profitability and to improve his quality of life. Help Norberto to make a success of his business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrew Thow.


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