A loan of $925 helped education Expenses.

Basilio Mateo's story

Mr. Basilio is from the Vásquez village in the Totonicapan municipality. His main activity is a leather goods shop making footwear for men and women, which he learned from his father when he was 10 years old. Since he has many siblings, Basilio did not have the opportunity to continue his studies and for this reason he only finished primary school. As time passed he decided to return to his studies on weekends and this year he will finish his high school degree, for which he requests a loan to fulfill his seminar and graduate.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laurie Paguio

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