A loan of $650 helped purchase potatoes, onions, bananas, apples, tomatoes, chiles, garlic, melons, cabbage, lettuce and cucumbers.


Juan Humberto's story

Juan Humberto M. is a merchant, he has a business selling vegetables and fruits. Thanks to his business he obtains profits that allow him to cover his home's expenses.

His business is located in a place with considerable foot traffic. He buys the vegetables from different people that grow the vegetables. He has to have enough cash to buy enough vegetables since the vendors only go once a week.

He will use this loan to buy vegetables and fruit so that he can have a lot of inventory and so that he will not run out mid-week.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Manzo



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