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A loan of $700 helped to buy medicines, vitamines, analgesics and antibiotics.


Mario Antonio's story

Mario lives in San Rafael Oriente, San Miguel Department. He is a clothes and medicine merchant. He lives with his wife and two children who are 6 and 4 years of age. He works for himself and does not have a fixed work schedule.

He is asking for a loan to buy medicines, vitamins, analgesics and antibiotics, among other medicines. This investment will strengthen the business and help him provide better customer service.

He hopes to expand the line of products, to improve his clientele and to be in good condition with his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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