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Total loan: $3,000


Cupertino, CA, United States / Services

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A loan helped expand my business by paying for the deposit of a new and bigger storefront.

Jose's story

Arrived in the US in 2003, from Peru, where I was born and raised. I was a student of computer hardware and part-time computer technician. When I first arrived in CA, I worked for multiple companies before starting my own business. However, I had always had the goal of starting my own business, because I wanted to be my own boss. I wanted to be able to manage my own time so that I had time for my family as well as for other projects. I have always loved helping other too, so working fixing other people's computer issues seemed like a great fit for me. I have now achieved my goal, but I am not going to stop there: I want to continue growing my business to the point of owning more than one store so that I can reach more people and help them with their computer and electronic needs. I also provide my technical expertise at retirement homes where I help elderly people get a better understanding of computers, as well as go through some of the specific issues that they are experiencing at any given moment. My goal is to be able to continue helping others since nowadays technology is such an important part of everybody's lives, like it or not, and for better or worse!