A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase more medicines for his business.

Carlos's story

Carlos R., resides in Zacatecoluca with his wife. Both are known as honest and hardworking people. Despite his advanced age Carlos has a small business in which he sells medicines; 3 days a week he delivers the medicines, leaves them on credit, and collects payment on the next visit. Carlos and his wife support themselves from these sales, and it is because of this that Carlos is requesting a loan through which he will obtain the resources to be able to increase the quantity of medicines and offer a better variety to people. His end goal is obtain higher earnings to be able to have a better life with his wife, supplied with all the basic necessities of a home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariela Cedeño

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