A loan of $850 helped to buy canned goods, drinks, and grains.


Helio Manuel's story

Helio, age 23, is in a common-law marriage and has a one year old baby.

He used to work in a bookstore. However, in order to improve his income he saved money to have his own business. He became independent and now has his own store. His business is a store that sells provisions. He works with his wife from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

With the loan he wants to buy canned goods, drinks, and grains, etc.

Helio’s dream is to have his own discount warehouse and to formalize the papers for his house.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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