A loan of $600 helped to buy general merchandise like clothing, plastic goods, cosmetics and other things.


Jose Angel's story

Jose Ángel is married and has two dependent children. He is from one of the towns near Chinandega, located in the western part of the country. He is known for being hardworking, responsible and with a great desire for personal improvement. Jose is a small businessman, with several businesses like selling lottery tickets in one of the markets, and selling general merchandise by order such as clothing, plastic goods, cosmetics, embroidery, knit goods and other things. He makes his purchases in the wholesale markets and he sells for cash or credit to both fixed and occasional clientele. He collects payments weekly or bimonthly. He started his business with his own capital, looking for an honest way to survive and take care of his children.

The goal of this loan is to invest in business capital like cosmetics, clothing and other things to cover the orders that he has.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus



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