Update on Jose DavidJose continues to have his carpentry shop. At this time he requests a loan to purchase cedar, pine, and olive wood. These are the primary materials that he uses in his work, building furniture for his clients. Jose has managed to keep up his activities thanks to the previous loan. The materials which he purchased helped him to carry out project. He hopes that with this purchase he will be able to improve his ability to respond to his clients, in giving them the furniture which they require. He hopes to continue his work with the help of these loans.
Previous Loan DetailsJosé is a 54 year old gentleman who works as a carpenter. He lives with his daughter in Usulután in the Department of Usulután. Don José has managed a workshop for ten years and also has a store that he opened a year ago.
He is requesting a loan to buy wood for his workshop and merchandis... More from Jose David's previous loan »
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