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A loan of $325 helped to buy cedar, laurel, and olive wood, and varnish, mastic, and glue.


Herculano Engelberto's story

Herculano lives with his mother, his wife, and a 22-year-old son. Herculano's work is carpentry, a job he began two years ago. His son helps him make the furniture. He works on order.

For the moment Herculano is requesting a loan to buy cedar, laurel, and olive wood, and varnish, mastic, glue, and other materials necessary for carpentry. This loan will be a great help for improving his shop's productivity.

His objective is to create new designs and in the future have the opportunity to have more customers wanting his furniture.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall


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