A loan of $975 helped to purchase leather and soles.


Jose Isaias's story

Sr. Jose Isaias is married, 33 years old, and has had one year of primary school education. He has four children, three of whom are in school. He is a saddler and makes shoes. He started the business with his father and has had 10 years of experience. He has the help of his wife, who is also involved in the same business.

He is applying for a loan that he will use to expand his business. He will purchase basic materials, specifically leather and soles. He hopes to continue prospering and in the future to provide a source of jobs for other people.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



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