A loan helped to buy staple goods for resale.


João's story

João is 30 years old, married, and has no children. He lives in his own house and is a merchant.

He plans to use the loan to buy refills, rice, flour and oil for resale at his stand. This is his second loan, and he used the first one for the same business. He dreams of becoming an entrepreneur.

Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Marcia Margolis.


This loan is special because:

It provides capital in underserved areas.


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