A loan of $950 helped buy merchandise such as snacks, beverages and canned foods for his business.


Rafael's story

Rafael Pérez M. is a man who wants to improve his standard of living. This is the reason why, in order to obtain more income, he opened a grocery store where he offers quality and reasonably priced items. He named his business “Alex’s Groceries”, and has been serving the community for 4 years. Apart from this income, he works afternoons in a kitchen in the commercial center of the area. This helps him pay for his house, with is social housing, and for health insurance. Rafael finds himself needing to buy more merchandise for his business, such as snacks, beverages, and canned foods. This will allow him to offer a greater variety of products and increase sales.

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