A loan of $650 helped to buy ingredients such as rice, meat and others.

Nelson Rafael's story

Nelson is 42 years old and lives in the municipality of Malambo with his spouse and their two daughters in the ages of 6 and 16 years.

Nelson makes a living selling lunches among neighboring settlers through short term credits that her offers. His main customers are employees of nearby businesses that pay weekly the lunches they consumed daily. The menu is beef and fish based, which are the favorite food of his customers.

Today Nelson has applied to a Credikiva, this is the first loan with the Foundation Mario Santo Domingo. With it, he will buy ingredients such as rice, meat and others.

His clientele grows every day and many times they have to leave without eating. His goal is to expand his service coverage and take his products to more companies in the area, with the loan from Credikiva, this and much more can be achieved, which will improve the welfare of him and his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo

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