A loan of $1,150 helped to buy bedspreads and hammocks.

Carlos's story

Carlos is a merchant. He is a street vendor. For several years, he has sold different types of artisanal crafts from different parts of the country. He lives with his spouse, Primitiva, with whom he has three children. They live in Carapeguá now.

Since he comes from a humble family and he wants to work, he decided to open his own business and this way grow little by little. Right now, he has two motorcycles and a pickup truck. His business has also grown and now he has a good number of customers.

He is asking for the loan to buy products such as bedspreads and hammocks. These are what sells the most and with the loan, he can keep filling his customers' orders.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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