A loan of $550 helped to buy beans, rice, sugar, salt, milk, soft drinks, juice, butter, oil, margarine, soap, soup, pasta, salsa, churros, eggs, tablets, condiments, candies, onions, bread, cookies, light bulbs and matches.

Rigoberto Javier's story

Rigoberto Javier is 37 years old. He is single but has three dependent children. Rigoberto lives in his home which is located in Morazan neighborhood. His business is selling essential household products. He has a grocery store where he sells basic household products.

Rigoberto will use his loan to buy groceries with which to stock his business. This will allow him to make more sales and more profits. He needs these to provide his children with a good education and a better quality of life.

Rigoberto's short-term project is to own a large market where he can sell a lot of products.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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