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Total loan: $350
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Luis Alfonso

El Salvador
El Salvador / Clothing Sales

A loan of $350 helped to buy blouses, skirts and pants.


Luis Alfonso's story

Luis is a clothes and shoes merchant. He lives with his wife and three minor children. He started the business more than a year ago and works with his wife. He has a stand in the market and also sells from place to place.

He is requesting a loan to buy merchandise to increase the variety in the business taking advantage of the approach of a season when customer demand increases. He will buy blouses, skirts and pants hoping they’ll be well-received by the customers. This loan will be a great help for him to expand the business with more merchandise.

His dreams are to improve living conditions and insure a better future for his children, to give them a good education and see to their good health. He wants to maintain a good level of business and to have a more eye-catching stand with a variety of products and to make improvements to his locale.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2012