A loan of $1,375 helped to buy everyday products like beans, oil, soap, detergent, sugar, rice, bread, tiste (a traditional drink), and soda, among others.


Quintin Nicolas's story

Quintín Nicolás, 44, is married with three young children who he is responsible for and who are already in school. He works in a small store located in his house and has done so for eight years. He began the business on his own initiative due to the lack of employment in the country and in this way be able to get income for his family. Out of necessity his wife had to move to another country in order to make a living and to help with the household expenses. He wants the loan in order to buy everyday products like beans, oil, soap, detergent, sugar, rice, bread, tiste (a traditional drink), and soda, among others.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Sawyer



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