A loan of $1,200 helped to buy articles of clothing to sell.

Luis Ignacio's story

Luis is from the city of Santaní. He is 49, and married to Nidia, 32. The couple has two children, who are the source of their greatest joy, and the reason why they both strive.

Luis is a street vendor who sells notions and costume jewelry. This is how he helps his family and provides them what they need for a good life without hardships.

Luis tells us that he has worked since he was young, and is not afraid to work, as everything he does is for his family.

He says that his dream is to have a store, and not have to travel through the streets any more. He requesting the loan in order to buy new clothing, which he will sell in the street, and have more to be able to offer his customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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