A loan of $325 helped to buy potatoes and a display case.

Hernán Obdulio's story

Hernán is a victim of the conflict existing among urban gangs in the country. In 2008 he was displaced by guerrillas in his commune where he lived with his wife and two children. This forced them to start again from zero and to seek alternative ways of earning their daily bread. He decided to under employ himself because the door to the world of work were closed to him due to his educational condition. He started selling potatoes from place to place thus managing to survive and provide schooling for his two children. Today, he’s requesting a loan to buy raw materials (potatoes) and a display case to improve sales and be able to guarantee better quality of life at home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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