A loan of $1,300 helped to buy seafood to sell in his business.

Carlos Alberto's story

Carlos lives in Playas, and he is 64 years old. He used to work as a cook on boats, and he retired from this job 5 years ago. He has a small store, and he also has a business selling seafood.

He works selling seafood Mondays through Fridays from 9am until 5pm. He has not had any difficulties with his work.

Carlos is a widower whose wife died a number of years ago. He has children, but they are all grown.

With this loan, Carlos will buy seafood for his business. In the future, he wants to improve his business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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