A loan of $5,000 helped to supply new orders, purchasing inventory and a new professional computer screen.


Salvatore's story

Salvatore arrived from Peru in the United States fifteen years ago. Salvatore is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and he has received many international awards such as: second place in European Tournament IBJJ, 2 bronze medals in the Pan-American, and others.

Salvatore is a Graphic Designer and works part-time in his own business, SeinsiUSA. He created his own brand of Jiu Jitsu kimonos and began to market the kimonos successfully a year ago. Salvatore sells his kimonos through two distributors located in Maryland and Florida, and is currently opening up markets in Holland and Sweden.

Salvatore not only distributes the kimonos, but also offers the logo design and printing on the kimonos, customizing them based on the client’s needs. Salvatore is a single man, and he is currently getting a degree from Harvard University in Strategic Management through an online distance learning program.

The Kiva loan will allow Salvatore supply new orders and continue growing; Salvatore is requesting aid in financing the purchase of inventory and the purchase of a new professional computer screen.



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