A loan of $725 helped buy products for cleaning and the home.


José Carlos's story

Carlos is 54 years old, he and his wife have 5 children – 2 sons ages 13 and 18 and 3 daughters ages 16, 20 and 24. Their home is in Villa Reconciliación. His wife works as a supervisor in a supermarket. Carlos sells clothing, shoes, products for cleaning and the home. He has be in sales for 16 years, and he began with his own money. Ever since he was young he has been a hard working man. With this loan he is asking to buy merchandise and have a store to offer his customers a variety and range of products. His long term goal is to continue increasing his inventory to obtain greater resources such as being able to help his children prepare for university studies and that they have a dignified life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall



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