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A loan of $2,025 helped to buy toys, jewelry and food in bulk.

Guadalupe's story

Guadalupe is a Kubo Financiero Client and this is her story:

My name is Guadalupe and I am 38 years old. I live with my husband and my two children in Mexico City, in a neighborhood called Iztapalapa. I have been in my business for 10 years. I sell different kind of stuff depending on the season. Sometimes I sell toys and clothes, and sometimes jewelry such as earrings, bracelets, necklaces, chains and rings made of gold. I also sell coffee, chocolate, sandwiches and other meals on sundays for breakfast.

I will use this credit to buy gold bangles, chains and rings for my jewelry business. For my breakfast business I will use the credit to buy tuna and sugar in bulk because it is cheaper. With this loan, I am hoping to expand my business and to gain higher profits. My biggest accomplishments are expanding my business, buying land and giving my two children a good education.

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