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A loan of $1,125 helped to build a new bathroom and this way provide better service to guests in his hotel.

Javier's story

Javier worked for many years as a street vendor, selling fruits and vegetables in the market square of his town. After this, and seeking better financial opportunities, he started to work as a truck driver for the merchants in the market square.

Some time ago, thanks to the fact that a wonderful opportunity presented itself, he set up a hotel where mainly there had been a restaurant. With a great deal of effort, he fixed it up in such a way that now he can provide accommodation, mainly to truck drivers in the market square.

It is thanks to this business he has been getting in life. His wife and his two children have been able to have a better quality of life, and this is why he continues striving to keep his business going.

In order to be able to provide a better service in his hotel, Javier needs a loan to build a new bathroom, so that he can provide better service to his hotel guests.

His dream is to be able to keep this business going and see it progress; and for this to allow him to offer his family an increasingly better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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