A loan of $700 helped to buy wood at wholesale prices, tools and nails..


Lázaro Osmin's story

Lázaro Osmin is twenty-four years old and he lives with his life partner and their son. He is a carpenter creating every kind o furniture items, such as tables, chairs, benches, armchairs and more. He’s been in this line of business for many years and has acquired valuable experience that allows him to improve the quality go his job on a daily basis- His activity is located in his house, and he has many customers because people know that Lázaro does a quality job, that his creations follow the customer’s taste, that his prices are goof and above all that he provides an unsurpassable service, delivering the requested products as soon as possible. He is dedicated to his job, he loves what he does and he has great goals for his future, and he plans on working hard to reach them and achieve success. In these past few months there has been an increase in the requests, and therefore Lázaro wants to increase his production: he is requesting a loan to INTEGRAL to buy different kinds of wood at wholesale prices, tools and nails. Lázaro Osmin does not have any experience with loans but some neighbors and friends gave good credit references for him. He is sure he will repay his loan in the established time and that he will grant a better standard of living to his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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