A loan of $425 helped work capital.

Marvin Andres's story

Mr. Marvin Sánchez C. is a 30-year-old married father of two children. The eldest child, Karen, is 6 years old and in the first grade, while the youngest, Génesis, is 7 months old. His wife works selling general merchandise. He hopes that his business will be prosperous and active. Because he currently lives with his mother, he plans on obtaining his own house and wants to furbish it so that his daughters can have their own house. He also wants to provide his daughters with an education.

He has had this busines for 4 years. He sells merchandise such as pants, shirts, children’s outfits and women’s dresses. He started this business on his own account, initially selling small items like hair bands, headbands and children’s outfits. Later, his wife got the idea of selling clothing, which was how this business was formed. The loan will be used as work capital because he needs to purchase merchandise in Managua.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian

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