A loan of $900 helped to buy sugar, yerba maté, carbon, drinks and other products.


Mario's story

Mario is 55 years old, he lives with Amelia, aged 54, in the town of Itá and they have 5 children: only the youngest daughter lives with them, while the other children are all economically independent. Mario has been running a small store in his house for more than 10 years, where he sells every kind of basic necessities for the house such as sugar, yerba maté, dairy products, drinks, carbon and so on to his neighbors and to occasional customers. He says that his wife helps him in the shop. He wants to keep on growing in order to keep on providing for this family. He is requesting a loan to buy sugar, yerba maté, carbon, drinks and other products to supply his shop and to have a wider variety of products to offer to his customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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