A loan of $1,000 helped buy a sewing machine.

Valerio's story

Valerio works everyday repairing shoes. He provides services such as replacing heel pieces and resoling, among other repairs. He has done this kind of work for 11 years.

Valerio is not married but lives with his significant other, with whom he has three children who are currently in school. With his business income, Valerio supports his family. They own their home, located in a zone known as Sud Alto Pagador, which is far from the city.

With this loan, Valerio will buy a sewing machine to improve his shoe repair services.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Vivian Lu

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