A loan of $600 helped to start a tire business.


Carlos Enrique's story

Carlos Enrique is 30 and in a common-law marriage. He and his wife live together in the Ventanas canton, Los Rios province, and have no children. The Luchando Juntos communal bank is located in the Zapotal Nuevo district, belonging to the Ventanas canton. The majority of the group members are merchants. Carlos has been a master tire repairman for eleven years and makes his purchases and sales in Ventanas. He is requesting this loan to start a tire business. This loan will benefit his business. In his free time he likes to work more.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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