A loan of $1,150 helped to purchase everyday household products to increase the variety of products that he offers for sale to his customers.


Factor Emilio's story

Factor Emilio is someone who has always focused on providing his family with a good quality of life. It is for this reason that he strives on a daily basis with his work to earn sufficient income that will allow him to provide his family with everything they need. Factor Emilio is married and the father of four children, whom he has always wanted to provide with a good education. Owing to the few employment opportunities that presented themselves, Factor Emilio decided to set up a general store approximately ten years ago, where he offers all types of everyday products for the family for sale. At first, setting up the store was a huge challenge, as Factor Emilio didn't have sufficient capital for it. However, his desire to work allowed him bit by bit to increase the variety of products that he offers for sale. Factor Emilio has the dream of being able to have a supermarket, so every chance that his store allows, he increases the variety of products that he offers for sale and undertakes improvements to his store location to achieve his dream. On this occasion, Factor Emilio is looking for a loan that will provide him with the possibility of purchasing everyday products to increase the variety of products that he offers for sale to his customers. Factor Emilio hopes that with the loan, his store will be able to provide more variety, and each time he gets closer to accomplishing his dream of having a supermarket. In addition, Factor Emilio hopes that with the extra income, he will be able to provide his family with better opportunities to progress in life, and he will be able to create employment in his store for those who most need it.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack



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