A loan helped to buy thread to weave hammocks and loops to sell.


Jose Agustin's story

Jose is 69 years old. He studied up to second grade in school.

His wife is a craftswoman and also a housewife. His children are older and live independently.

Jose weaves hammocks and loops. He has been doing this for many years and learned from his parents and grandparents.

He works from home from 5:00 am to 12:00 p.m. and from 4:00 to 6:00.

He sells his products in the nearby municipalities.

Jose needs a loan to buy thread to weave hammocks and loops to sell.

He dreams of having a better house and to build it with a safer material.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Angelica Restrepo.


This loan is special because:

It supports El Salvadorian artisans to grow their businesses.



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