A loan of $800 helped to buy soap, oil, detergents, rice, beans and sugar.

Gilberto Antonio's story

Gilberto lives in San Carlos, in Morazán department. He is 32 years old and sells convenience store items. He lives with his wife and two children: 11 year-old Melvin and 7 year-old Daniela. Through his business he offers his customers sugar, rice and beans. His business is located in his own home and his customers are his neighbors and people who live nearby.

Gilberto is requesting a loan to buy basic products such as soap, oil, detergents, basic grains such as rice, beans and sugar. With this help, he will strengthen his business inventory so that he can meet his customers' demands.

Gilberto dreams of having enough income to cover his household needs and help his children with their education.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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