A loan of $675 helped to buy a secondhand display case and additional merchandise for the Christmas season.

Ariel Carlos's story

Ariel is 29 years old. With his previous Kiva loan he was able to do many things such as equip his shop, invest in merchandise, and other tasks. He is well-stocked at the moment.

Ariel is currently applying for a new Kiva loan so that he can buy a secondhand display case and more merchandise for the Christmas season in order to grab his customers’ attention. During this time of the year, they visit Ariel’s store because it is stocked with an assortment of items to meet the family needs. His customers come holding their cash bonuses in their hands so that they can buy everything need to throw beautiful Christmas and New Years parties for their families.

Ariel sends the following message to Kiva lenders: “I appreciate that you have taken the time to consider my loan request because the funds will play a large part in helping me accomplish my goals.”

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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