A loan of $550 helped to run his barbershop.

José Aben's story

This gentleman, José Aben, has had his barbershop for 6 years. He learned the trade from his father, and after taking out a loan he was able to start his own business. José Aben is married with two daughters, who are his motivation to succeed.

Gradually, José Aben has started to sell refreshments and sodas in his barbershop. He is a very determined gentleman who has been steadily moving forward with his business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Fiona Craig

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