A loan of $1,700 helped to buy disposable items, sauces, supplies for fast food and cereals.


Edgar Javier's story

Edgar is 49 years old, and has made a living working with disposable items in different businesses in Itagüí, Colombia for the last 10 years.

His boss suggested the possibility of him becoming a partner in his business. Edgar immediately accepted and invested his savings. Today, Edgar is the owner and wants to improve the range and quality of service. For this reason, he is requesting a loan to buy disposable items, sauces, supplies for fast food and cereals.

His biggest dream is to generate higher revenues enabling him to improve his quality of life, and have the opportunity to expand his business to create jobs in his town.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Chloe Pilpel



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