A loan helped to buy more merchandise for his stationery shop.


Carlos David's story

Carlos is a small entrepreneur who is 46 years old and of Venezuelan nationality. He moved to Ecuador three years ago with the intention of improving his quality of life. Carlos currently lives with his wife in the city of Esmeraldas. They both work as merchants and manage a stationery shop. In addition, they started a business of making handicrafts. With great effort, they have been able to consolidate their business.

Carlos is now requesting a loan to buy merchandise to sell at his stationery shop. With the help of a loan, he will be able to have more income to improve his financial situation and help his relatives in Venezuela. He appreciates the support that has been offered for his business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It helps all refugees, but primarily Venezuelan refugees, in Ecuador to rebuild their lives.



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