A loan helped to purchase string, thimbles and tubes to produce hammocks.


Jose German's story

José is asking for another loan to reinvest in his business. He will purchase string, thimbles and tubes to produce hammocks. He will also be able to pay the fees of other artisans who work in his business.

Thanks to the previous loan, he business grew, since the production of hammocks increased and, with it, he got better earnings for their sale. José says that, with the profits generated by his business, he has been able to remodel the kitchen and part of the roof of his house. His family group has not changed, but they have better living conditions and they have not had any health problems.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It gives El Salvador's artists a chance to revive the local art of handcrafting.



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