A loan of $1,275 helped to buy lumber and building supplies.

Mario De Jesus's story

Mario de Jesús, 42, is married and has three children who are 15, 11 and 10 years old; all are students. Mario is from León Department a place located in the west of the country. His economic activity is selling furniture and building supplies. He’s been in this line of work for 22 years. His business is located in an established local site. He’s requesting financing to invest in working capital. He’ll buy lumber to manufacture the furniture with and building materials like concrete blocks, cement, lime powder, sand, gravel and roof purlins. Mario Jesús is grateful for the help Kiva lenders provide to people of scarce resources and poor countries like Nicaragua so that they can have a way to earn a living with dignity.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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