A loan of $750 helped to buy rice, sugar, flour, yerba mate, soap, candy, etc.

Miguel's story

Miguel, 48, has been married for 24 years to Fermina, 44. The couple has four children, ages 23, 19, 12, and 6.

Miguel has a well-stocked store. He has worked at this for 17 years. After he got married he went abroad to work. He managed to get together a little bit of money and upon returning to his country was able to start his business, which is run by his wife. Some time ago he set up another business with his brother in another place where he sells construction materials. Thanks to these incomes that he has they can pay for their children's studies, since his biggest dream is for his children to be professionals and have careers.

He is requesting this loan to buy rice, sugar, flour, yerba mate, soap, general candy, beverages, wine, and other products with which he will be able to stock his business well and so keep his customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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