A loan of $1,525 helped to buy stock for his business.

Juan's story

Juan is 55 years old. He has 6 children but only one young 7 year old girl who is financially dependant on him. He lives a common law marriage. 28 years ago he started selling fruit and vegetables and he currently runs two semi permanent stalls, one of which he runs and the other is run by an employee. He starts selling at 7 o'clock in the morning and finishes and 5pm.

He will use this loan to buy stock and extend his fruit and vegetables sales. Showing he is responsible, he looks after his mother's health and helps with her medical bills. He is committed to his financial responsibilities and has always come through on time, giving him a reputation for being creditworthy.

His accomplishments include having his own house and financial stability to be able to cover personal and family bills. His goal is to set up a fruit warehouse, as his house is located in front of a market.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Darby

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