A loan of $1,225 helped to purchase meat, baked goods, charcoal, vegetables, and other items.


Rafael's story

Rafael is married to Edith; they have 5 children, 3 of whom are school-age. They live in a neighborhood very close to the center of the city of Itá. There, they supply their neighbors and occasional customers with all kinds of basic household goods, like various drinks, dairy products, meat, baked goods, charcoal, vegetables, and other items.

He and his wife are very hardworking people, and through their efforts they are raising their children, because they want to give them a good future, a good education, and for them to be good people. He is requesting this loan for the purchase of meat, baked goods, charcoal, vegetables, and other items.

Rafael says that additionally, he has worked as a business employee as the head of security for more than 3 years. Rafael is a very responsible person who has a great desire to improve his and his family’s standard of living. While he works as an employee, his wife, together with their children, are in charge of running the business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caroline Hedel



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