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A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase sand, equipment, firewood, and other items.

Fermin Antonio's story

Fermín Antonio is 50 years old, lives with his wife, and has two adult children. At a very young age, he started working by selling bricks. He enjoys his work very much. As time passed, Fermín expanded his customer base who now request different products. His goals for the future include buying a vehicle for transporting the bricks that have been ordered.

Fermín plans to invest the loan he requested in the purchase of sand, equipment, firewood, and other items in hopes of getting ahead.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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