A loan of $275 helped to buy items to sell duirng the Christmas season.


Juan Carlos's story

Juan Carlos is a young man living in Ica city, the capital of Ica Province. He is 20 years old, single, and lives at home with his parents to help support his family. Day to day, he works from 10 to 12 hours as a mason. It is a very demanding job, but he dedicates himself to his profession so that he may better the life of his family. He believes his business has grown successfully because of the good quality work that he performs. Because of a lack of resources, Juan Carlos was only able to finish school up to the 5th grade. However, he would have liked to study agronomy had he the opportunity. Ica has a large agricultural industry.

He will use this Kiva loan to purchase items to sell during the Christmas season. This extra income will give Juan Carlos and his family a better quality of life.Juan Carlos thanks his Kiva lenders for allowing him to bolster his business while preparing to have a business.



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