A loan of $500 helped inventory.

Monasterios Callizaya's story

J. C. has been selling balls for the past two years. He has steady customers who send him orders from the Cochabamba provinces and also from within the city itself. Sales of his products are doing well. They include soccer balls, and balls for swimming pools.

He will use the money from this loan to buy balls of different sizes. He works with an entrepreneurial bank (communal bank) called “Villa Paraíso” (Paradise Way). It’s in its third cycle and he has also obtained loans of opportunity, for which he has established a good repayment record.

This young man lives in his aunt’s house, for which he pays rent. He is single and has lots of ambition to succeed. He also wants to complete his studies and establish a professional career in order to improve his quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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