A loan helped a member to buy and sell firewood.


Los Trabajadores De La Calera Group's story

Catarino is a very hardworking man. He is single, with a beautiful family of four children with whom he lives in the hamlet community of La Calera. To generate income, Catarino buys and sells firewood, and this has been his business for close to six years. He also grows bananas to increase his income. With eagerness to be able to strengthen his business and cover the demand of his customers, he is applying for a loan to invest in the purcahse of more dry firewood.

In this group: Catarino, Miguel, Gladys Antonieta, Lodia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Teresa Lorenz-Do.


This loan is special because:

It targets low-income borrowers who can't access typical microfinance loans.



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