A loan of $525 helped to purchase tools such as drills and supplies such as metal in bulk to continue with his production.


Alvaro De Jesus's story

Alvaro, 54 years old, is an experienced metalworker in the municipality of Medellín with a lot of experience in the area and knowledge acquired empirically.

He is the father of a daughter, to whom he tries to give the best day to day.

He asks for a loan to purchase tools such as drills and supplies such as metal in bulk to continue with his production.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris


This loan is special because:

It comes with a very innovative business-training package.



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