A loan of $1,025 helped to purchase a chainsaw.


Encarno's story

Encarno is a young, hardworking individual who has been living in this area for the last 12 years. He studied through grade school, is in a relationship, and has four children whom he helps and supports with their education. He makes a living as a carpenter and a is very good with a chainsaw. He manages his work depending on the demand in any given moment. He is very well known in his area and many people seek his services because he is responsible.

He has a lot of experience in many areas. Even as a childe he strived for ways to be independent. His best tool is his chainsaw. His neighbor, also a carpenter, mentions that Encarno really likes to work. Currently, Encarno's only tool is damaged and he needs to purchase a new chainsaw so that he can get back to work and generate revenue as he was doing before.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christian Lopez



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