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A loan of $800 helped to buy corn, rice, sausages and other goods for sale in his grocery store.

Jairo Armando's story

Señor Jairo is a very enterprising man living in Libertad, a neighborhood in the city of Choluteca. He lives with his two children and his wife, who is also a merchant and helps him in his business. Jairo is a hard-working man and is fully dedicated to his general grocery store, which he has been running for three years. He will use this loan to buy corn, beans, meat, sugar, rice, drinks and sausages on the whole to sell in his store.

He is very honest and responsible in all his dealings. He works hard to expand his business with each passing day and thus have a better life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris

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