A loan of $925 helped purchase merchandise.


José Secundino's story

Don José is a responsible and hard working man. He launched his own business in response to the need to offer an education and a better quality of life to his children. His business consists of the crafting of handmade items which are sold in the tourist areas and in restaurants. Currently Don José wants to give a push to his business, since the demand for his products has increased. To do this he needs the raw materials to produce more crafted items.


He needs a loan of $925 USD to buy raw materials to increase his capacity of production. Don José doesn´t work alone; he has 3 young men working in the same business. You can help them and give Don José´s business a push to the next level. Support them!

Translated from Spanish by Erin Corcoran, a Kiva volunteer.



Don José es un hombre responsable y trabajador, ante la necesidad de ofrecer una educación a sus hijos y una mejor calidad de vida, Don José emprendió su propio negocio. Este consiste en la elaboración de artesanías las cuales son vendidas en las zonas turísticas u restaurantes. Actualmente Don José quiere impulsar su negocio, ya que la demanda por sus productos ha ido en aumento, por lo que necesita de materia prima para producir una mayor cantidad de estas.


El necesita un préstamo de $925 USD para comprar materia prima y tener una mayor capacidad de producción, ya que Don José no trabaja solo, tiene 3 jóvenes varones que trabajan en el mismo negocio. Tu puedes ayudarlos e impulsar el negocio de Don José, apóyalos.


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