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A loan of $1,000 helped rice, oil, sugar.


Jorge Ricardo's story

Jorge is 20 years old. He has a small store in the front part of his house. He lives in an urban area called Guasmo. It is characterized by the fact that most of its inhabitants are informal merchants.

When his father dies, he took over the store that supported his whole family. Since then, he has managed it well, selling all types of groceries such as rice, oil, and sugar. He is inlcuding all types of household items and person use products.

He wants to continue with his business to keep helping his mother and sisters. That it why he wants to use the loan to buy rice, oil and sugar. In the future, he wants to increase his business and be able to buy an automobile.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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