A loan of $800 helped to buy silk cord in assorted colors and also to buy metal sheeting for the roof.


Juan Leonidas's story

Juan lives with his wife and two children. He manufactures hammocks; he makes about three of them per month at home that he sells to support his family. At present, he’s asking for a loan to buy supplies for the business like silk cord in assorted colors. He also needs to buy sheeting for his house’s roof. With this purchase, the loan won’t only cover his business needs but also a family need so that they will be better protected. His goal short-term goal is to improve the house although in the long term he wants to redo its structure because it’s made of metal sheeting and he wants to rebuild it with bricks.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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