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A loan of $400 helped to buy tires and sell them.


Marco Antonio's story

Marco is 42 years old and lives with his wife and four children, the oldest of whom dedicates himself to working with his father in their business. Marco has a workshop to repair tires for vehicles and motorcycles. To do so, he buys tires and sells them to his clients per unit. His business is very stable and has a very strategic location by a highway where a great quantity of vehicles pass through. Above all else, he sells to vans and cabs whose tires are more expensive compared to the rest. Marco is asking for a loan from Apoyo Integral to be able to invest in his workshop buy purchasing a higher quantity of tires in different sizes and brands, as well as tools which are very necessary in the work he performs. With this, Marco guarantees the improvement of his business by supplying it and therefore improving his earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Gilbert



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