A loan of $1,500 helped to pay off the loan on a truck he uses to stock his business.

Marcos Antonio's story

Marcos is 48 years old and comes from the city of Granada. He is married and is the father of two children. His business is in sales and transportation. He has a small neighborhood store and provides cargo transportation services. He was a farmer, and initiated this business with the earnings he made from his harvests. He purchased a truck to provide hauling services. Then, with the earnings he made from hauling he began purchasing products for his market. Today he has the two businesses which have earned him good income.

His goal is to increase growing the business. He requests a loan to settle the outstanding balance on his business truck. In this way he will be able to continue transporting products for his store. He says that the credit will secure the transportation of merchandise to his store, which will allow him to meet the demand of his customers. His plans for the future are to improve the conditions of his store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kati Mayfield

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