A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase sunshades, children's games and publicity.

Sergio Marcelo's story

Sergio is a borrower who lives in the Sopacachi area of the city of La Paz. He lives in his grandfather’s house where he has own area that he inherited from his grandfather. He also has a son for whom he pays school fees. Sergio is a chef specializing in grilled foods. He recently started a family recreation place located in Huajchilla, Río Abajo where he works Saturdays and Sundays. The other days he teaches university classes for the hotel management and tourism degree program. He has three top level employees whom he trusts. He has been in this profession for 8 years and has had the recreation area for 3 months, which is why the loan will be for purchasing equipment for the recreation place and more radio publicity to increase the influx of customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kathleen O'Connell

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