A loan of $1,000 helped to buy popsicles, sherbet, and other types of ice cream.

Jose Ascencion's story

José sells sherbet and ice cream. He is 30 years old and married. His wife is 28 years old and he has a 3 year old son. He began his business as a source of income for the household. He has 5 years experience and has 7 employees, working from Monday to Saturday. He learned this trade with his brother.

He is asking for a loan to help him buy popsicles, sherbet, and other types of ice cream, and also to buy a freezer. This investment will permit him to increase his inventory and obtain higher earnings.

His goal is to strengthen his business and to provide a better quality of life for his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand

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