A loan of $500 helped to repair the grill and air conditioner in his stall.


Jose Pablo's story

Jose Pablo is a senior with great attitude and energy. He has been living with his nephew Antonio for more than 10 years, and both are from the state of Coahuila. His nephew Antonio, who has always worked in restaurants and has a lot of food service experience, encouraged Jose Pablo to open a business grilling chicken. The two are very close and have made progress together.

Four years ago, when Jose Pablo decided to start this project, he lacked sufficient capital and had to sell some electronics to raise the money to buy what he needed to start his business. He says his nephew had to work very hard to attract customers to the new business because their weren't many people living nearby. A year later, they moved the stall, and now the business is doing nicely. They want to remodel to attract more customers and also plan on opening another stall. They want to keep working hard to grow the business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer


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