A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase wholesale fruits and vegetables..


Mario Ernesto's story

Mario is 52 years old and lives with his wife and 6 year old son. He has been selling fruits and vegetables for twelve years. He uses his vehicle, in which he places wooden boxes to exhibit the fruits and vegetables. He sells retail, mainly to all the passers-by and residents of the city and surrounding cantons. Mario is requesting a loan to purchase wholesale fruits and vegetables and thus, continue with his business. He has many customers who are looking for products that are very fresh at affordable prices. In this way, he will be able to continue bringing daily sustenance to his home.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz



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