A loan of $800 helped to buy powdered milk, juices, beverages, soaps, toilet paper, sanitary napkins, batteries, pills, candles, matches, rice, sugar, beans, tortillas, bread, cookies, churros (dough formed into sticks or rings and fried in oil).

Jesus Gustavo's story

Mr. Jesús Gustavo E. A. is a merchant. He has recently opened a small grocery store. He has also been a carpenter for five and a half years. His carpentry business has grown notably for it allowed him to set up the grocery store that his wife tends to.

It’s also noticeable that his living conditions have improved in addition to his business’ growth for he has made some home improvements, too.

Mr. Gustavo E. has three children who depend on him 100%. Two are currently in secondary school and one is in elementary school.

He will use the loan to stock his new business and he will always continue in carpentry.

He has many desires to get ahead with his family and provide them with a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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