A loan of $1,125 helped to buy basic family basket products and stock his business to offer a wider variety of products to his customers, as well as replace some tables and chairs in the store.


Jairo De Jesus's story

Jairo worked most of his life in construction, but due to his age couldn't continue in it. That is why he decided to seek and alternative to generate income for his home. That is how he started a general store with some small savings and started to work on his own with better working conditions. Despite not having a lot of money to stock his store, his hard work has allowed him to get his store ahead little by little and generate the income his home needs, where he lives with his wife and 9 children.To improve his sales, Jairo has asked for a loan to buy basic family products and stock his business to offer a wider variety of products to his customers as well as replace some tables and chairs in the business. His dream is to get his business ahead and improve his family's quality of life, increasing his income to have more financial stability.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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