A loan of $1,500 helped to buy gunpowder, reeds, paper, and to be able to do his thesis work.

Rafael Roberto's story

Rafael Roberto, age 26, is single and does not have children. He lives with his parents in Chimbo in the Bolívar province.

Rafael makes fireworks. He is requesting the loan to buy gunpowder, reeds, and paper. He will also make use of the loan to be able to do his thesis work. With the help of the loan he will be able to do his final project for graduation and make the fireworks.

He will buy the materials in Chimbo. His dream is to be able to get his university degree in order to be able to work and help his parents. The challenge that he faces is the lack of money.

In his free time he likes to play indoor volleyball.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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