A loan helped to buy corn, rice, beans, fruit, vegetables, cooking oil, dairy products, personal hygiene products, etc. to restock his store.


Alfredo's story

Alfredo is 63 years old. He is married and his wife is a technician in a clinical laboratory. He has one daughter who is already married.

Alfredo has run a general store from his house for 16 years. He sells basic goods. He decided to open this business because there were no stores in the area where he lives. He is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Alfredo will use the loan to buy corn, rice, beans, fruit, vegetables, cooking oil, dairy products, personal hygiene products, etc. to restock his store.

He dreams of expanding his business in order to earn a better income and to save for a better future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Crissy Martinez-Munoz.


This loan is special because:

It helps people older than 60 who still have the capacity to work but no financing.



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