A loan of $850 helped to buy rice, cooking oil, meat and chicken.


Cesar Joaquin's story

Cesar is 56 years old and a merchant by trade. He has a small general store and sells food. This is a family business. He runs the general store and his wife sells food.

They have two adult children. The help through the loan has resulted in a positive change for his business, as it allows him to invest in merchandise and improve sales.

He feels very grateful for the support provided, which he is receiving at the most opportune time. He needs the loan in order to buy rice, cooking oil, meat and chicken; both for stocking his grocery store and for making food to sell.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie


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