A loan of $500 helped to buy juices, soft drinks, rice, cooking oil, sugar, and salt.


Jose Mario's story

Jose lives with his wife and has 2 children aged 18 and 21. They live in their own house. For 12 years, he has had a business selling products used in the home. He started this business with his wife, and he tends to it from 6am until 7pm daily.

Jose is requesting a loan to buy merchandise to stock his store, including: juices, soft drinks, rice, cooking oil, sugar, salt, and other products that his customers demand in the store. With this loan, he will buy merchandise and improve his ability to serve his customers.

Jose aspires to improve his family's financial situation. He also hopes to enjoy good health and to strengthen his business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar


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