A loan of $1,050 helped to buy materials such as: ropes, ropes made of the aloes plant, thread, and pay his employees.


Roque Gilberto's story

Roque is 64 years old, widower and have eight sons, all of them work and are independent. He lives in the Colony 4 de Mayo, in the city of Catacamas, Olancho. Roque learned how to knit all kind of fabrics and for 20 years he has been making a living from knitting hammocks, ropes among others. He works from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm with two employees. The advantage he has is the speed with which he sells his product.

Roque needs the loan to buy materials such as: ropes, ropes made of the aloes plant, thread, and pay his employees. With the help of this loan he would improve his business since he will buy the materials needed to make his product.

Some of the problems he faces is crime, which affects the security of his business. His dream is to be able to grow his business and sell his merchandise throughout the country. This is his second loan with FAMA. He has punctually paid all his quotas

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo



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