A loan of $700 helped to purchase soles, rubber, imitation leather, and other materials to make shoes.


Marcelino's story

Marcelino works making cholita shoes (peasant women are called cholitas), and also works as a driver. He is asking for this loan to purchase materials like soles, rubber, tacks, imitation leather, and other materials to continue his business making shoes. Marcelino lives in his own home, located in the Bajo Tacagua area of the city of La Paz. He is married and has two children, and the oldest is married. He has been a client since 2006.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd



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