A loan of $1,000 helped buy vegetables, beans, rice and sugar.

Santos Genaro's story

Mr. Santos is 75 and lives in Joateca, department of Morazan with his five children, ages 22, 19, 18, 16 and 12, the older kids finished high school and the other three are still in school. For 30 years he's had a store where he offers first necessity products, his children help him sell.

Mr. Santos requests a loan to buy products that he sells at his store such as vegetables, beans, rice and sugar, this investment has been planned through a loan to give him more stability and get more clients. He dreams with a stable business that contributes to the betterment of his family and allows them to finish school and be professionals in the future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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