A loan of $650 helped to buy new clothes, belts, and hats, among others.

Haroldo's story

Haroldo, age 42, is single, and he has a 13 year old son who goes to elementary school. Haroldo started in the business of selling various new clothes, belts, and hats, among others, at the very early age of 16. He learned from his mother. He became an independent itinerant seller when he was 26. Five years later he managed to buy the right to a stand at the central market. On the week-ends he even takes his stand to the field to keep his customers.

He makes his purchases for cash at the wholesale markets. He sells for cash and credit to his fixed and casual customers. Haroldo has struggled to improve the quality of life for himself and for his son.

The loan is to buy pants, shirts, skirts, and outfits. One of his dreams is to improve his house and to expand his business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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