A loan of $1,075 helped to purchase sodas, food items and vegetables.


Faustino Genaro's story

Faustino lives in Libertad Canton. He is 55-years old, is married and has grown children. Faustino made the decision to look for work to help his family get ahead. Since no companies offered him employment, he decided to put together the money to start a business selling food. Currently, his business is growing little by little, and he has a clientele. Faustino works alone in his business every day. With the loan, he will purchase food items, sodas and various vegetables etc. His goal is to have his own business and to finish construction on his home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marni Siegal



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