A loan helped to buy a new oven to bake bread for sale.


José Marlon's story

José is single and lives with his sister.
He has been a baker for 2 years, he learned the process from his cousin. He and his cousin now run the business. José works from 4:00 until 8:00 in the morning and from 2:00 until 6:00 in the afternoon. Previously he worked in farming. José needs the loan to buy a new oven to bake bread to sell. The oven he has at the moment is inadequate. José dreams that his business will continue to grow, that he will be able to meet his customers' needs and that his financial situation will improve.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Nic Couldrey.


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It provides business training to young, unemployed individuals hoping to start a business.



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