A loan of $1,100 helped to buy keychains, perfumes and telephone items.

Anonymous's story

Mauro lives in Guayaquil (Isla Trinitaria), He is 38 years old and married. They have four children who go to public school. He began by selling keychains, and his wife has begun to sell Yanbal beauty products and cell phone accessories. This helps them have more income for the household and be more productive. He likes the business that he works in.

He works with his wife from 5:00 in the morning until 8:00 in the evening, and they do so every day. He has challenges in his business, such as crime, as occasionally people take advantage of him because of his disability. The other is that in the winter storms, it is is almost impossible to sell normally.

With the loan, he will buy keychains, Yanbal beauty products and cell phone accessories, so that they can increase their business.

His dream for the future is to enjoy spending time with his family, and to be able to give them a decent life. He wishes to buy a car, depending on sales of his goods and accessories.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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