A loan of $500 helped to buy sugar, paper, brown sugar loaves, and a hundred-weight of popcorn for making sweets to sell.

Jose Luis's story

Jose is 33 years old, single, and has no children. He lives with his parents in their house in Chimbo, Bolivar province.

Jose makes traditional sweets, including snacks, nougats, and sweet popcorn. He is requesting a loan to buy sugar, paper, brown sugar loafs, a hundred-weight of popcorn, and a cylinder of gas. With the help of the loan, he will be able to purchase everything necessary to be able to work. His dream is to have the capital to continue working and to buy all necessary things without any problems.

Jose likes to spend his spare time with his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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