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Dairo De Jesús

Colombia
Medellín, Colombia / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $575 helped to buy baskets, to make some structural improvements.


Dairo De Jesús's story

59-year-old Dairo is noted for having successfully overcome any adverse situations he has faced in life. After finding himself unemployed, with two children to support, he decided to look for a source of work which would allow him to make progress in life and make the income he needed to support his household. He installed some shelving units in a space in his home and set up his own neighborhood fruit and veg store. This business has allowed him to provide his children with an education and his family with a better quality of life. Dairo's biggest challenge is expanding his product offerings. He believes this to be the only way to increase his profits. For this reason, he is requesting a loan to buy baskets, to make some structural improvements and to buy more products to sell. His biggest dream is to have his family enjoy greater financial security.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 13, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 13, 2012