A loan of $625 helped buy leather and imitation leather for his shop.

Rodrigo Sebastian's story

Mr. Rodrigo is 33 years, single, and does not have any children yet. He lives in the city of Villarrica. He has an apholstery shop where he makes and repairs sofas, car seats, and armchairs for Cotillón. He inherited this shop from his father who in spite of his old age continues working on and improving the finished works. They are then sold or returned to the clients.
He describes himself as hardworking and enterprising. He has a lot of drive and projects. He enjoys his job and wants to learn more and more everyday. He thanks his dad for all the support he gives him since it is a great support for him. One day he would like to have a large enough shop to offer all of the furniture he upholsters. Rodrigo dreams of forming a family and with this small business to pay off costs and pass on this job to his children.
He is requesting this loan to buy leather and imitation leather which an essential material for his job. He is thankful for the great opportunity this foundation is offering.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Susan Garza

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