A loan of $1,050 helped buy lumber and carpentry supplies.


Alipio's story

Alipio is 32 years old and has been living with Marlene for the past five years. Mr. Alipio worked as a carpenter in his neighbor’s shop since he was a boy. In 2005 he started his own carpentry shop with the help of his parents. He is now manufacturing all sorts of furniture, such as armoires and modular cabinets. He has well established customers. He would like to expand his carpentry shop and add a showroom. He is requesting this loan in order to buy lumber, supplies and nails.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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