A loan of $875 helps to buy prawns, shrimp, squid and other seafood to sell.


Jorge Luis's story

Jorge Luis is 27 years old. He is single and lives in his parents' house in Jaramijó canton. It is a place with beautiful beaches and a varied cuisine. It has been hard hit by the pandemic caused by COVID-19.

He is a very hard-working man who does all he can to get ahead and in doing so help his parents who are low-income, even more so as things are more difficult because of the pandemic. He earns a living selling seafood. He goes out of the community to sell fish, prawns, shrimp, squid and other seafood. He has many customers and delivers to restaurants and homes. Doing this he earns a living for himself and his family.

This loan will be used to buy prawns, shrimp, squid and other seafood to sell.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.