A loan of $1,100 helped to buy stock for his store, including chicken and vegetables.

Marcos Patricio's story

Marcos lives in Duran. He started selling food when his parents taught him this business. He gradually increased his sales of food items, and started up a small store. This is now the work that he does; each week he is selling produce, vegetables, and meat.

The difficulty he faces is in his business is that in the area where he lives there are thieves. He is married, and his wife helps him with the store. He has 2 children who attend public school.

With this loan, he will buy stock for his store including chicken and vegetables. His dream is to be able to buy a car.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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