A loan of $600 helped to purchase cereal, vegetables, and drinks.

Ruben's story

Rubén, 31 years old, is a hard-working man. He lives in his own house made of wood with his partner Karin, 31 years old, and their four beloved children. Rubén is a responsible father. He works selling food (cereal, vegetables, canned goods, sweets, etc). He has done this work from his home for five years and always has the support of his partner. In addition, he works in agriculture and has land planted with coffee, which is profitable when sold. His hard work is helping his children get ahead.

In time, he wants to improve his house and build it from hardwood, which will improve his family's quality of life. To do this, he is always tending his store, and he also counts on loans from MFP, because every time he succeeds in improving his store. With the loan, he will purchase food products for his store. This is his eighth loan, and he is waiting for your support to continue succeeding with this business. In his community bank, he is an active participating member. He likes to work with the other members since they are responsible with their payments. With this 1,500 nuevos soles, he will purchase groceries, cereal, vegetables, drinks, and other items necessary for his store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd

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