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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy dishes, a blender, and other other items for his chef's business.

Luis's story

Luís is a chef, and he works independently. He lends his services to organizing buffet meals and the responsibilities of all types of general events.

He needs the loan to buy kitchen items, dishes, and everything having to do with the Blanca line (kitchen appliances) in order to offer his services. This is the only source of income that he has to help his family.

Luís is single and does not have children. He lives in his parents’ house in the Alto San Pedro area of the city of La Paz.

This is the third time he has worked with IMPRO, and the first time he has worked with Kiva.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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