A loan of $1,100 helped the purchase of reeds and leather.

Juan Francisco's story

Mr Juan, age 51, lives with his wife and four children ages 20, 17, 12 y 10. They live in Lolotiquillo, in the Morazán department. He makes crafts. Specifically, he makes saddles, woven rings and bedrolls. He makes the bedrolls from reeds. This is a full-time business.

He is requesting this loan for the purchase of basic materials to keep making his products. He will purchase reeds and leather in order to have the necessary items to do his work.

He intends to work in order to improve his home and to support his children with their studies.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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