A loan helped to buy clay and sand to continue producing artesanal bricks.


Ever Ricardo's story

Ever lives with his wife and a twenty-year-old son, both of whom are financial dependents. Another of his sons lives abroad. Ever's primary source of income is making bricks by hand, using a an oven to bake the bricks.

He started this business twenty years ago. He learned this work with the help of his father. Ever works from Monday through Saturday from 4:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

He is soliciting a loan to shore up his business. He will buy clay and sand to continue producing handmade bricks. Ever is confident the loan will strengthen his business, since it was negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
He hopes to continue supporting his family and growing his business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Stockwell.


This loan is special because:

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



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