A loan of $1,350 helped to buy supplies for his stand, including meat, eggs, etc., and also, to buy tables and chairs.

Jose's story

Jose is single and has 2 small children who are still in primary school, and he is dedicating his efforts to advance them. He began working with his father as an assistant on a school bus. Later, he had to travel to Spain. He returned some 4 years ago and managed to open a small stand selling meals. He sells hamburgers, steaks, and more, and the business, due to his considerable effort, is doing very well.

Thanks to his hard work, Jose is educating his children, and purchasing all the necessities that he could hope for. Jose wishes to continue working and investing in his work so that he can have the means to continue helping his children. In addition, he comments that through his labors, he also helps 2 other families by providing them with work.

Jose is soliciting this loan for use in buying merchandise for his stand, including meat, eggs, etc. Also, he wishes to invest in purchasing tables and chairs. He is grateful for the opportunity he is receiving, since it will be of so much help.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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