A loan of $1,000 helped purchase paints & metals.

Jose Vicente's story

José is a metalsmith. In the photograph, he is finishing a set of bars that he created. José lives in Primavera de Duran, an urban area that is undergoing revitalization.

He operates a metal shop in the front part of his house. José started this business as a young man so that he could support his family. He gained experience by learning the trade from his father. José works every day from 7am to 6pm.

To keep his metalsmith workshop in operation, he wants to use this loan to buy paints and metals. In the future, he wants to finish the construction of his house and remodel his shop.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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