A loan of $500 helped to buy popsicles, sorbets, cookies and snacks.

Carlos Antonio's story

Carlos, 39, lives in San Miguel with his wife, Blanca Estela, and their daughter, Maria, 11. Carlos sells popsicles and sorbets. He transports himself in a microbus distributing goods to stores on the outskirts of the cities of San Miguel and Morazán.

He is asking for a loan to buy popsicles, sorbets, cookies and snacks. With this wholesale purchase he will get better prices from his suppliers which means a wider profit margin for his sales.

His goal is to improve profits to offer his family a more comfortable life and that his business lasts many years.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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