A loan of $1,500 helps to purchase sugar, cooking oil, candies, and other products to expand the inventory of the store.


Emilio Mardoqueo's story

Emilio lives with his partner and two children. His children's ages are 8 and 11 and they are both financial dependents. He states that he does have relatives who live abroad.

Some time ago, Emilio learned the business of selling staple products and, in addition, he grows basic grains. He inherited the trade from his family. Emilio works from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

He is asking for a loan to strengthen the inventory of his business. The borrowed funds will serve him to purchase sugar, cooking oil, candies, and other products to expand the inventory of the store. The investment will be of help to him to gradually recover the stability of his business because he had to close it for 7 months, given that during this time there was a lockdown established to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Emilio's dreams are to have a larger business, better financial conditions, and to offer his family a better lifestyle.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

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

Lina Ramírez, Kiva staff

Lina Ramírez
Kiva staff



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*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.