A loan of $700 helped to purchase notebooks, pens, pencils, colored pencils, crayons, felt-tip pens, different colors of paper, etc.


Jorge Ernesto's story

Jorge is 32 years old. He lives in his own home with his wife and 3-year-old daughter. He had a small bookstore in his home for 2 years. He has many customers and they prefer his store for the quality of the products, the good prices, and his friendly service.

He earns good money, especially in July and December, which is when classes start. With his earnings, he has been able to pay for household expenses.

Jorge is requesting a loan to purchase more merchandise like notebooks, pens, pencils, colored pencils, crayons, felt-tip pens, different colors of paper, etc. so that he will be able to stock his business, which his his only source of income, and give his family a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Meghan Rishel



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