A loan of $500 helped to buy vegetables.


Jose Santos's story

José, 48, lives in his own house with his wife and three children who are 19, 17 and 13 years of age and currently attending school. He’s a vegetable merchant. He started his business in 2009. He sets up crates in his vehicle to display the vegetables. He uses his vehicle to transport himself to various neighborhoods near his home to sell his merchandise. With profits earned he’s able to cover household expenses. José’s requesting a loan to buy more vegetables like tomatoes, onions, avocados, etc. to earn higher profits give his family what they need with no limitation whatsoever.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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