A loan of $800 helped to expand his shop and purchase more food items.


Lucio's story

Lucio V. D. lives on the Calle San Francisco, in the Guayaybide neighborhood of the city of Santaní. He is married and has 3 children. He owns his home and his wife stays at home. He is the owner of a small grocery store located in his home. He also farms and has pineapple, banana, and manioc fields. He is very humble, hardworking, honest and very responsible. He has good professional and personal references.

He tells us that he began selling pineapples, bananas and manioc from a cart in the Guayaybi area to support his family. With hard work and sacrifice he was successful, and he always had dreamed of having his own shop. Now that he does, he would like to expand and increase his stock. This will enable him to have more customers and increase his monthly sales, to be able to make his payment with the Fundación Paraguaya.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Michele Magrino



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