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A loan of $1,100 helped to buy and sell products (oil, pasta, soft drinks) in his store.


Rodrigues's story

Rodrigues prefers to have his photo taken with his wife. He is married and has two small children who are not yet old enough to go to school. He lives in his own house with his family and does not support anyone else.
He works as a security guard and owns a small business selling a range of items. With this loan he intends to buy products (oil, pasta, drinks and others) to increase the stock in his shop.
In the future he wants to increase the size of his business to attract more clients. With this he promises to repay this loan so that he can ask for more loans in future. The challenge is to see his business grow so that he can start other projects.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Karen Hampson


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