A loan of $500 helped to buy a sewing machine.

Oscar's story

Señor Oscar has lived in the locality of el Torno, in the Nuevo Amanecer neighborhood, for 1 year. His activity is sewing clothing. He has been dedicated to this activity for 7 years. The loan will be used to buy a sewing machine. His wife, with whom he has a son, helps him in the workshop. At age 15 he came to live in the area, looking for better work opportunities for him and his family. He was born in the city of Sucre, the city of the four names, capital of Bolivia. He is a hard working youth. He is thankful to the institution for the support they have given him. This is the first time he has requested financing for working capital.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer B Brown

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