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A loan of $375 helped to buy bronze, iron, and aluminum.

Lenuel's story

Lenuel, 61, is married with five adult children. His business is selling products for lathes, which he sells in the street and on order to regular and occasional customers. This job came from needing to have his own income because of the years the doctor prohibited him from working as a lathe operator due to a problem with his spine. He has two years of experience.

Selling the materials for a lathe operator was a response to his needs, because he has a lot of experience in the field, which entails selling parts such as bronze, iron, and aluminum.

This has been possible thanks to the support that the foundation and Kiva have given to people for job initiatives.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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