A loan of $600 helped to buy fabric, thread, and lining material for his tailoring business.

Fidel's story

Fidel is married and has 2 grown children who are independent. He lives in his own home, occupying 5 rooms. The home has brick walls plastered with stucco, and the floor is made from wood planks. This house is located in the Tembladerani neighborhood of the city of La Paz.

Fidel currently works as a tailor, making suits for men. He also makes repairs to all types of clothing in a small tailoring workshop that is set up in his own house. This is his only business, and so it is his only source of income. He contributes toward the payment for basic services for his family.

Fidel needs a loan to buy more raw materials, (fabric, thread, linings), so that he can increase his work volume and increase his income.

Fidel's dream is to be able to buy another tailoring shop in the city of El Alto, where he could have employees and thereby help other people to find work, and also improve his quality of life.

This is the 4th time that he has requested a loan with Kiva, and his 7th loan with IMPRO.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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