A loan of $675 helped to buy ingredients for making fast food such as hot dogs, sandwiches and hamburgers, as well as to invest in working capital.

Jesus Antonio's story

Jesús Antonio is 49 years old, single and does not have children. He is from Chinandega department, a place located in the western part of the country. Jesús Antonio's work is selling fast food such as hot dogs, sandwiches, hamburgers, and other items.

His business is located in his home, and he is also a street vendor. He has been doing this work for eight years. His business came about as a work initiative so that he could help with the household expenses.

He needs the loan to invest in products such as bread, salsa, lettuce, cold cuts, cheese, pickles and mustard. Jesús Antonio is grateful for the help that the Kiva investors offer to low-income people and to poor countries such as Nicaragua, so that people can have a decent livelihood.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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