A loan of $1,150 helped purchase tires and buy merchandise to stock his grocery.

Arnaldo's story

Arnaldo is 47 years old. He lives in his house with his wife Cristina Marín. They have four children; one is in the second year studying Business Administration in college,one is in high school, and two are in primary school. Thanks to their parents effort, all four children have the opportunity to receive a good education.

Arnaldo began his work as a freighter over five years ago when he bought a truck, which has been very useful since he uses it to transport sugar cane from the Alpasa factory located 12km outside the city. Additionally, the family has a small grocery store with an established customer base, which has wife takes care of with the help of their sons.

Arnaldo is a very selfless man who works every day to give his family the best and provide his sons with a good education so they can have advanced careers.

Arnaldo needs the loan to buy tires for his truck and general merchandise to increase the grocery's stock.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lydia Brantley

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