A loan of $1,275 helped to buy new tables and chairs.

Cristobal's story

Cristobal is 65 years old, married, with two children who are in university. He has a business renting plastic tables and chairs for events. He started the business with a small cargo truck. Then he bought wooden chairs, which he later sold. He updated his business by purchasing plastic chairs and tables and also umbrellas, tablecloths and children’s chairs. Little by little he established a stable business that has lasted seventeen years. His business has supported his family. Before this business he sold pigs. Now he rents chairs, tables and umbrellas for all types of events such as weddings, graduations, funerals and corporate events.
His customer demand has grown, especially in these months where there are a lot of events such as graduations and weddings. He is requesting this loan in order to buy new tables and chairs. This will help him meet customer demand and provide good service. He hopes to expand his business to neighboring areas and increase his customer base.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Levandoski

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