A loan of $350 helped to buy sandals and purses.

Manuel Antonio's story

Manuel is a sandal and purse merchant. He’s been in business one year. He started it on his own. He’s 21-years-old and lives with his parents.

He’s asking for a loan to strengthen the business buying a variety of sandals in all sizes and various styles and purses in assorted colors and styles since the more variety he has to offer customers the greater the number of sales he’ll make. The loan will give him the economic resources needed to increase and to keep the business solvent.

Manuel’s hope is to improve becoming more solvent to help his parents with household needs. He also hopes to be able to start a university career.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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