A loan of $775 helped to buy pastries, sodas, beers, cigarettes, liquor, among other items.


Javier De Jesús's story

Javier, 52 years old, has dedicated himself to strengthening and establishing his business gradually: a butcher and liquor shop that he started 18 years ago with some savings he had and with the help of some friends who are dedicated to the same job. His working day is from 5PM to 2AM and he generates employment at the weekend when his customers and sales increase. His main purpose is to structure his business better, which continues to generate better profits. For this, he wishes to strengthen his inventory of pastries, sodas, beers, cigarettes, liquor, among other things, with which he will have greater variety to satisfy the tastes of his customers and therefore achieve the results he wishes to see. So with the profit his business generates he can provide support and education to his two children. Additionally, he will be able to enjoy a greater quality of life and well-being in the company of those he loves.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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