A loan helped purchase tule (a type of reed) for his spouse to make into sleeping mats and subsequently sell.


Lino's story

Lino is in a common-law marriage and has a son who is at school. Lino's spouse is a homemaker and does handicrafts.
Lino has done farm work since he was little. His father and siblings also work in agriculture, as it is the largest industry in their part of the country.
Lino will use the loan to purchase tule (a type of reed) for his spouse to make into sleeping mats and subsequently sell. He dreams of making improvements to his house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ina Rimpau.


This loan is special because:

It supports El Salvadorian artisans to grow their businesses.



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