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A loan of $650 helped to buy supplies for his bakery, pastry shop, and snow cone businesses.


J Manuel's story

Sr. Manuel is enthusiastic and enterprising. He manages a bakery, a pastry shop, and a snow cone business. On top of that, he also offers his services as a freelance accountant. He makes good use of his potential in favor of his family and puts forth all of his effort so that they will have what they need to maintain their well-being. For this reason, Manuel invests a lot of his time into his businesses. However, his businesses lack a few necessary items that are required for him to provide his family with what they deserve.

Manuel is currently separated from his wife, but he provides financial support for his two school-age children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


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