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Total loan: $500
Gotera, Morazán Department, El Salvador / Arts
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José Leonardo's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped to buy fabric for making and selling hammocks and traditional woven bags.
José Leonardo's story
José is married and has three children, of whom one still depends on him. José has many years of experience working as an artisan. He makes hammocks, bags, and curtains. He also works raising chickens, and he works part-time as a clerk in the mayor's office. He is also a farmer. José will use the loan in order to buy fabric for making and selling hammocks and traditional woven bags. José dreams of continuing to work and having a better home.