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A loan of $1,050 helped buy washing machines.

Julian Alfredo's story

Julián is a 65-year-old man and he has many aspirations to better his washing machine rental business in the coming years. His story began when necessity obligated him to put up a laundromat sign, and that's how he started. Later he bought two washers and offered to rent them by the hour.

He works alone every day. The difficulties he faces are thieves, and rainfall which makes it difficult to transport the machines. He is not married, he does not have any children, and his dream is to grow his business by buying more washers. This is why he wants the loan to buy more washers.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tamara Hellgren

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