A loan of $2,000 helps to buy wood for his carpentry jobs.


Bernardo's story

Bernardo is married. His wife works in the home and their children are independent adults.

Bernardo is a carpenter. He learned this profession on his own as it always interested him as a child. His workshop is located near his house. He works from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. Also, he has experience in farming.

He's requesting a loan to buy wood for his carpentry jobs. He'll also buy tools and pay for the repair of the ones he has.

Bernardo dreams of growing his work shop and increasing his earnings to provide his family with a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Beatriz Yuste.


This loan is special because:

It supports El Salvadorian artisans to grow their businesses.

Lina Ramírez, Kiva staff

Lina Ramírez
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.