A loan of $950 helped to buy materials for working with leather.


Santos Margarito's story

Santos Margarito is married. He’s 53-years-old and only completed third grade in elementary school. He has 8 children some of which have graduated and others are still in school. He works as a cobbler making women’s shoes. He started out as an employee in another firm and to date has 16 years’ experience and has been successful. He has his wife’s support who works in commerce selling the shoes her husband makes. He’s requesting a loan to buy supplies like leather, faux leather, glue, decorations, etc. needed to increase production and to have better styles for his customers hoping to acquire more customers in future and to offer better designs that are in up-to-date styles in the region.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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