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Juan Carlos

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Zacatecoluca, La Paz Department, El Salvador / Food

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A loan helped to buy flour, eggs, sugar, and a mixer to bake and sell bread, as well as materials to repair his workspace.


Juan Carlos's story

Juan is 25 years old and in a common-law marriage. His partner is a homemaker and they do not yet have children.

Juan makes a living baking and selling artisan bread, a skill he learned while previously employed at a bakery. His business is located in his home and he works from 9:00am until 1:30pm. One of Juan's brothers helps him with his work.

Juan needs a loan to buy flour, eggs, sugar, and a mixer to bake and sell bread. In addition, he will buy materials to repair his workspace.

Juan dreams of growing his business and modernizing his production with the latest tools.