A loan helped to buy a refrigerator to keep the fruits he sells fresh. He will also buy a cooler for his seafood business.


Marvin Ernesto's story

Marvin, 21, has a 7th-grade education. He is single and lives with his mother.

For 2 years, Marvin has made a living selling fruits. He learned it from his mother. His business is located in front of his house and it is open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. He also sells seafood three times a week.

He needs the loan to buy a refrigerator to keep the fruits he sells fresh. He will also buy a cooler for his seafood business.

Marvin dreams of bolstering both businesses, improving his earnings, and giving his family a better standard of living.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Kanost.


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It provides business training to young, unemployed individuals hoping to start a business.



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