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Adolfo Javier
Adolfo is married and has three children aged 16, 22 and 25, who are currently studying. Adolfo used to work as an employee in a company, but the salary wasn’t large enough to cover costs once his children began to study at higher levels. Because of this, ten years ago he founded his own business as a blacksmith. At the beginning he used borrowed tools and worked from home: after three years he was able to obtain a small premises and buy the most essential tools.


In order to improve his services, Adolfo needs a loan of $1 200 dollars which he will use to purchase a metal-in-gas welder, with which he will be able to increase production and offer products of higher quality, so that the business continues expanding. Adolfo is putting in a huge amount of effort, and thanks to your support he will be able to improve his family’s quality of life; decide to help!


Translated from Spanish by Katy Long, Kiva Volunteer.


Adolfo es casado y tiene tres hijos, de 16, 22 y 25 años de edad, actualmente están estudiando. Adolfo trabajaba de empleado en una empresa, pero el sueldo comenzó a ser insuficiente una vez que sus hijos empezaron a estudiar en niveles superiores, de esta manera hace diez años emprendió su propio negocio en el que se dedica a la herrería. En un principio utilizaba herramienta prestada y trabajaba en su casa, después de tres años logró obtener un pequeño local y comprar las herramientas más necesarias.


Para mejorar su servicio Adolfo requiere de un préstamo de $ 1,200 dólares que utilizará en la compra de una planta de microalambre, con la que podrá incrementar su producción y ofrecer productos de mayor calidad, para continuar creciendo con su negocio. Adolfo esta dispuesto a esforzarse mucho y gracias a tu ayuda podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia, decídete a apoyarlo.

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  • $11,249
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Adolfo Javier purchase machinery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 9, 2007
Listed
May 24, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 26, 2007